Why do venus flytraps need meat?

Answer The Venus flytrap, native to the bogs of North and South Carolina, is a carnivorous plant and needs meat to survive. Though it is best known for its trap-shaped leaves, it also produces a white flo... Read More »

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Can Venus flytraps eat?

Yes, Venus flytraps can "eat" living things and are considered a carnivorous plant, according to the Botanical Society of America. They typically just eat flies, but they also get nutrients from th... Read More »

What do venus flytraps eat?

Venus flytraps are carnivorous plants that eat small insects. The plant shuts its trap when it detects repeated movement on its leaves. Venus flytraps are native to North and South Carolina, and al... Read More »

How big do Venus flytraps grow?

Under the most ideal conditions, a Venus flytrap plant will grow anywhere from four to eight traps (up to 20 in really good conditions). Each trap can grow up to five inches in diameter.Source:Inte... Read More »

How do Venus flytraps reproduce?

The Venus flytrap is indigenous to tropical regions that are warm and moist but have poor soil. Because of the lack of soil-based nutrition, plants trap insects to gain additional nutrients. The Ve... Read More »