What can you feed a Venus flytrap?

Answer The Venus flytrap (Dionaea muscipula) is a member of the droseraceae family and one of the best-known carnivorous plants. This plant gets the nutrients it needs through roots from the soil and from... Read More »

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What can I feed a venus flytrap?

Feeding your Venus Flytrap requires that you find bugs, lots of bugs. The Venus Flytrap will get nutrients from the soil and from gases in the air, but the plant is healthier if it eat insects, whi... Read More »

How do I feed a baby Venus flytrap?

Find an insect about 1/4 of the size of the leaf of the baby Venus flytrap. For example, the insect can be a spider, caterpillar, ant, fly or small cricket. Place this insect inside an airtight con... Read More »

How do I feed spiders to a Venus flytrap?

Find a spider that is no larger than 1/3 the size of the Venus flytrap.Grab the spider by the leg with a pair of tweezers. Do not grab the spider by the body as you could smash and kill it.Hold the... Read More »

What phylum is the Venus flytrap in?

The Venus flytrap belongs to the phylum Anthophyta. It is a carnivorous plant that traps and feeds on insects, but it can also use the sun's energy just like other plants. It grows wild in North an... Read More »