How to grow Venus flytrap

Venus flytrap grow and care – carnivorous herbaceous of the genus Dionaea also known as Dionaea muscipula, Venus flytrap perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, can grow in subtropics, mediterranean or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 8-10.

Venus flytrap leaves

Leaves color green, red or purple, can be green outside and red inside, the leaves looks like mouth with teeth, the leaves have nectar that attract insect when the insect touch the leaves close and start to digest the insect, leaves grow in rosette structure.

Flower color white with inner yellow the flowers have five petals and grow on stems.

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How to grow Venus flytrap growing and care:

Humidity, moist, clean water (rain water)

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Yes, easier and also to get the same variety

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Need to feed if there isn’t enough insect

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead leaves and flower stems

Size of the plant?
5-20 cm, 2-8 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
Yes (with a lot of light)

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

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General information about the flower
White flower with inner yellow the flowers have five petals and grow on stems

Scientific name:

Dionaea muscipula

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