In general how much do pitchers increase in size from one leaf to the next. I know there are a lot of variables to be figured in here; like highland vs lowland, maturity of the plant, time of the year, type of nepenthes, etc…. I would be interested in your observations. The reason that I ask is that I was looking at my plants today and realized that one of my plants had jumped from a 3.5” pitcher to an 11” pitcher in just six leaves. The plant in question is an N. truncata x ventricosa that I got from one of the forum members via eBay last fall.
Here are some pictures to illustrate what I am talking about. Notice the little pitcher to the left of the monster pitcher; these are the two pitchers I am referring to.
I got a pleasant surprise when I was moving the plant around to take pictures… a basal….