What is a venus fly trap?

Answer In the plant world, few species are as interesting as the venus fly trap or Dionaea muscipula, a plant that traps and digests small insects as a source of nutrients.IdentificationThe flowers of the... Read More »

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What does a Venus fly trap eat?

The Venus fly trap is a rare carnivorous plant in that it eats small insects that travel near it, trapping them between its leaves and digesting them with secretions. The plant is still capable of ... Read More »

What does a Venus Fly Trap absolutely need?

There are really only 4 things Venus Fly Traps require to stay healthy:1) Sunlight - at least 4 hours of direct sunlight a day2) Water - rain, distilled or reverse osmosis water only3) Soil - Nutri... Read More »

What size does a Venus fly trap plant grow to?

A Venus fly trap can have leave blades up to about 4.7 inches in length and traps up to about 1.6 inches in length. Venus fly traps have the ability to attract and catch insects to eat and have 14 ... Read More »

What kind of soil does a venus fly trap need to grow?

Venus flytraps grow well in a mixture of equal parts peat moss and sand. That mixture is safe for the roots. Venus flytraps basically need wet roots, high humidity, full sunlight and poor, acidic s... Read More »