How do you define Venus Flytrap?

Answer The Venus Flytrap is a small plant native to the bogs of North and South Carolina that receives most of its nutrients through trapping and eating insects. Its scientific name is Dionaea muscipula, ... Read More »

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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 raise a Venus flytrap?

LightPlace the Venus flytrap in a location that will receive very bright indirect sun. Indoors in a lightly shaded southern-facing widow will be sufficient. Two 40-watt fluorescent tubes placed abo... Read More »

How do I grow the Venus flytrap?

MoistureWater the Venus flytrap plant with rainwater. Keep compost consistently moist to imitate the tropical forest soil of the plant's natural habitat.HumidityKeep surrounding air humid to replic... Read More »

Who discovered the venus flytrap?

In 1763, North Carolina British Governor Arthur Dobbs was the first to describe the plant he called "Fly Trap Sensitive." The plant was later renamed the Venus Flytrap. Specimens were sent to Engla... Read More »