How do I take care of a Venus flytrap?

Answer Soil and HumidityKeep your Venus flytrap plant in nutrient-poor soil. It's used to these conditions and will die if it's placed in fertilized soil or given mineral-rich water. The flytrap should al... Read More »

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How do I care for a Venus flytrap?

Simulated EnvironmentSimulate a healthy environment for your Venus flytrap by providing high humidity, plenty of moisture, bright light and acidic soil. Terrariums, old aquariums or even jars make ... 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 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 »

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 »