These plants can produce large (up to the size of 20-ounce soda bottles! Creating the Right Growth Environment Determine the species of your plants. Nepenthes bicalcarata. Nepenthes bicalcarata is known as the fanged pitcher plant...with good reason. Thread starter stevebradford; Start date Friday at 8:28 AM; stevebradford Carnivorous Plant Addict. Pitcher color is a vivid red-orange. The green, orange or red lower pitchers are big-bellied and upper pitchers become egg-shaped. Also eye-catching are the long leaves which can reach a length of 90cm. BE-3031 One of the most striking of all the Nepenthes, this plant is famous for the two fang-like spines projecting downward from the lid. The pitchers of these clones are a solid orange with a red flush coloration, making them even more spectacular. Nepenthes Bicalcarata How To › Nepenthes Singalana how to. 3 Ways to Care for Nepenthes (Tropical Pitcher Plants ... Best What variants are out there hybrids also, let’s see what you have. Available plants are approx. Easy to grow under typical lowland conditions- warm and humid. In the wild, hollow tendrils of Nepenthes bicalcarata are home to a unique species of carpenter ant, Camponotus schmitzi.. Frederick William Burbidge first noted the unique relationship in 1880. Friday at 8:28 AM #1 Here’s my baby Nepenthes bicalcarata, let’s see some pictures of yours! In 1904, Odoardo Beccari hypothesized that there was a give-and-take relationship with the ants with some feeding on prey caught by bicalcarata, and some falling prey to the plant. ), round, tubby pitchers with a wonderfully slanted opening. Nepenthes bicalcarata is often found together with N. ampullaria on acidic or sandy soils. 2"-3" across growing in 2" deep pots and will be showing their tiny fangs soon!