How do I transplant a Venus flytrap?

Answer Potting MixMix your potting medium. A good blend for most carnivorous plants, including a Venus flytrap, is one part sand and one part peat. Fill the new pot up to just below the rim. Water the soi... 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 »

Can i use rainwater for my venus flytrap?

Venus flytraps are very susceptible to chemicals in tap water. That's why the Garden Helper recommends only rain or distilled water. If neither is available, tap water can used be used if it sits i... Read More »