Green and purple pitcher plants growing in a boggy plant bed.

Pitcher Plants

Are you interested in trying your hand at growing pitcher plants? Then you’ve come to the right place! We provide everything you need to know about these carnivorous, fascinating little plants. From their watering requirements and light needs to how best to propagate them for a warm climate outdoor space, a conservatory garden, or as a houseplant, we have all the information here. New to caring for pitcher plants? Start with our 101-growing guide.

How to Identify and Control 11 Pitcher Plant Pests

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Pitcher plants are interesting and visually striking carnivorous plants that eat plenty of bugs, but there are some pests that can harm them. In this guide, you’ll learn about 11 common pitcher plant pests, including identification, control and management, and how to prevent them from striking in the first place.

How to Care for Dormant Pitcher Plants in Winter

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As carnivorous organisms, pitcher plants spend the growing season in harsh environments where other plants would die. Come winter, these plants take a well-deserved break from all that growing via dormancy. In this guide, you’ll learn how to care for a pitcher plant properly during this dormant period. Read more.

How to Water Tropical Nepenthes Pitcher Plants

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While tropical Nepenthes pitcher plants make stunning conversation pieces when grown in our homes, caring for them may prove to be a challenge for some houseplant enthusiasts. Watering appropriately is a common struggle, but it needn’t be! Read more now to learn the best practices to keep them thriving.

How to Grow Tropical Nepenthes Pitcher Plants Indoors

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Tropical pitcher plants may have caught your interest, whether you’re obsessed with houseplant keeping or planning to select just a few to bring home. As long as you understand their specific needs and you’re prepared to provide a moderate level of maintenance, you can learn to keep them healthy and thriving indoors.

How to Grow and Care for Pitcher Plants

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Carnivorous pitcher plants are incredible in both form and function. Are you considering adding some to your landscape? Once you understand their distinctive needs, you’ll be ready to propagate and plant a few, whether in a naturally occurring wetland area or as part of your very own bog garden. Read more now.