How do I keep a Venus flytrap alive?

Answer SoilPlace the Venus flytrap in soil that is low in nutrients. These plants are used to these conditions and will die if planted in a fertilized or nutrient-rich soil.HumidityKeep the plastic cage a... Read More »

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Where did the name Venus Flytrap come from?

The name for the Venus Flytrap plant came from Arthur Dobbs, the British colonial governor of North Carolina from 1754 to 1765. Dobbs sent a letter to botanist Peter Collinson describing the plant ... Read More »

How do I look after a Venus flytrap?

EnvironmentProvide a humid, moist environment for your Venus flytrap by planting it in a terrarium or glass container, an old aquarium will work well. Use a soil mixture that contains sand and spha... Read More »

How big is a venus flytrap?

The carnivorous plant Venus Flytrap ranges in size and height according to environment. Flower stalks can reach 14 inches and the leaves up to 4.5 inches, including the trap of up to 1.5 inches.Sou... Read More »

How big is the biggest Venus flytrap?

The Dionaea "B52" is considered one of the largest Venus flytrap cultivar, or clone. Given the right growing conditions, a can grow up to 4 or 5 inches in diameter. Its trap can grow up to 2 inc... Read More »