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The classic carnivorous plant! They'll be happiest in bright indirect light and will require higher humidity and warmer temperatures.
Pot size: 9cm
Please note you may not receive the exact plant pictured, but one of a similar size and condition.
|Bright indirect light, can handle a few hours or direct morning or afternoon sun.
||As much light as possible - winter sun is not as strong.
|Water when the top layer of soil has dried out.
||Cut back on watering in the winter months.
|Prefers warmer temperatures and higher humidity.||Try to keep away from draughts and central heating.
|Feed once a month or so in the growing season.||Do not feed in autumn or winter unless the plant is still actively growing.|
Common Name: Venus Fly Trap
Scientific Name: Dionaea Muscipula
Origin: North & South Carolina
Toxic: Non-toxic to humans and animals.
Soil: Any cacti and succulent potting mix, or you can mix extra drainage materials into regular soil.
Repotting: It's best to repot at the beginning of Spring about once every two years.
Propagation: These aren't suitable for propagating at home.
Common problems: The moist conditions required by this plant can easily lead to fungal issues.
Care Tips: If you're struggling to maintain adequate temperatures and humidity, you can try growing this plant in a terrarium!
Fun Fact: These plants struggle to get enough nitrogen from the soil in their natural habitats, so they have evolved to get it from the insects they eat!
Please note these are general guidelines based on our experience with these plants - care should be altered based on individual home environments.