Venus Fly Trap
4.4 out of 5 (12 experiences)
What other plant parents say
Sit PLASTIC pot in a dish (glazed or plastic) filled with a few centimeters of water. Make sure the dish always has water. Do not water from the top. Soil should be peat moss. Do not fertilize, that …
I bought a $5 clearance plant from a big box store that was gnat infested. Ugh. I've been treating all of my plants with mosquito bits and sticky traps, but saw this guy today and figured it couldn't…
They’re super low maintenance once you get their positioning right. Just loads of indirect bright light, the right soil, and not quite letting the soil dry out before the next water.
It’s a hard plant, it takes a lot of work. But I love it. If you’re looking for a plant with a little more hands on, this is the plant for you
You don’t HAVE to feed it for it to live, (for a few month or so) but when you do it just needs one bit of food for one mouth” once a month
It’s only a pest magnet because it eats the little buggies! 10/10 would recommend getting!
Less is more. Water is the main thing that is need to grow it.
IDK HOW TO FLYTRAP IT KEEPS DYING
How to care for Venus Fly Trap
Venus Fly Trap needs 0.5 cups of water every 7 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Venus 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.
Venus Fly Trap does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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 Venus Fly Trap after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.