Unit Pack Size: 3" Pot
Light:Plenty of light, but no direct sunshine.
Water:Never let the soil dry out.
Temp:This plant likes warm, humid conditons. The temperature should not go below 70
Soil:Use a top-quality peat or potting soil. One that holds moisture. Peat is fine, as longas it isn't allowed to dry out.
Fertilizer:If there are not enough insects, a weak solution of water and fertilizer will help growth.
Pests:The Venus Flytrap is normally very pest free. Not many diseases bother it., and
invading bugs get eaten.
Special Care:Snip dead blooms. This plant rarely needs to be repotted.
Flower Color:The flower stalk grows from the middle of the rosette and produces a cluster of
greenish-white blooms, but will only do so under perfect conditions.
Growth Habit:The Venus Flytrap grows to a height of six to eight inches, including flower. It sends
out a cluster of six to eight traps on each plant. It has spiky, upturned leaves that
snap shut if an insect wanders too close.
Fun Fact:It is one of the group known as "carnivorous" plants. It doesn't actually "eat" meat,but it does trap and digest insects. They do this with a special protein-digesting enzyme which helps them to release the nitrogen that all plants need.
The key to a happy plant is proper care!