How to Grow a Venus Flytrap?

Answer So you have bought your Venus flytrap. Congratulations! You will soon find that they begin to 'grow' on you. But, don't read the instructions. They are nearly always wrong. This explanation explain... Read More »

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How do I grow a Venus flytrap?

PlantingPlant your Venus flytrap (Dionaea muscipula) in a large aquarium filled with a soil mixture that is 2/3 sphagnum moss and 1/3 sand, with a layer of gravel at the very bottom. Place a large... 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 »

How do I grow a Venus flytrap in a flask?

PlantingLayer the bottom of a flask with 1 inch of sand. Create a mixture of 60 percent sphangum moss and 40 percent perlite. Fill the flask until it is 1/3 full with the mixture. Add distilled wat... 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 »