10 - 15cm Venus Fly Trap Dionaea Muscipula 9cm Pot


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Venus Fly Traps, also known as Dionaea Muscipula, are unique and fascinating carnivorous plants that are popular among plant enthusiasts. Here are some tips for caring for your Venus Fly Trap:

  1. Light: Venus Fly Traps require bright, direct sunlight. Place your plant in a sunny window or outdoors in full sun, but be careful not to let it get too hot, as this can cause the leaves to scorch.

  2. Watering: Venus Fly Traps require a wet but well-draining soil mix. Water the plant with distilled water, rainwater, or reverse osmosis water, as tap water can contain minerals that can harm the plant. Do not let the soil dry out completely, but avoid letting the plant sit in water, which can cause root rot.

  3. Soil: Venus Fly Traps require a soil mix that is high in peat moss and low in minerals. Do not use potting soil or fertilizers, as these can harm the plant.

  4. Temperature: Venus Fly Traps prefer temperatures between 70-85°F (21-29°C) during the day and 60-70°F (15-21°C) at night. They can tolerate cooler temperatures, but avoid exposing them to temperatures below 50°F (10°C).

  5. Humidity: Venus Fly Traps prefer moderate to high humidity levels. You can increase humidity by placing a tray of water near the plant and ensuring the plant does not sit in the water.

  6. Feeding: Venus Fly Traps feed on insects, which they catch with their trap leaves. Do not feed the plant with human food or fertilizer, as this can harm the plant.

  7. Pruning: Venus Fly Traps do not require much pruning. You can trim any dead or dying leaves to maintain the plant's appearance.

  8. Propagation: Venus Fly Traps can be propagated by taking leaf cuttings and rooting them in sphagnum moss.

  9. Dormancy: Venus Fly Traps require a winter dormancy period to rest and prepare for the next growing season. During this time, reduce watering and keep the plant in a cool location with low light levels.

Overall, Venus Fly Traps are unique and fascinating plants that require specific care to thrive. With proper care, they can live for many years and continue to catch insects and fascinate their owners.

10 - 15cm Venus Fly Trap Dionaea Muscipula 9cm Pot House Plant