Plant Care Dente Fly Trap

Dente Fly Trap


Dionaea muscipula 'Dente'

How to care for Dente Fly Trap


How often to water your Dente Fly Trap

Water needs for Dente Fly Trap
0.5 cups
every 9

Dente Fly Trap needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Dente Fly Trap

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Dente Fly Trap in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dente Fly Trap: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Dente Fly Trap love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Dente Fly Trap does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Dente Fly Trap in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Dente Fly Trap

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Dente Fly Trap: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Dente Fly Trap after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Dente Fly Trap

Dente Fly Trap

Dente Fly Trap

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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