How much should you water a Venus flytrap?

Answer Mist a Venus flytrap up to three times each week and water one to three times per week with pollutant-free water, such as distilled water or rainwater (the plant does not tolerate minerals). The so... 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 »

What eats the Venus flytrap?

On rare occasions, such as on an isolated island, a Venus flytrap could be at the top of the food chain. However, any animal that eats plants, known as herbivores, can eat the Venus flytrap, since ... Read More »