Venus Flytrap 'DC-XL'

Dionaea muscipula ‘DC-XL’

$40.00

Size: You will receive a young plant approximately 1-2 inches in diameter
Native region: Southeastern United States

Dionaea muscipula ‘DC-XL’ may now be the largest Venus Flytrap around! It rivals the giant B52 Flytrap with traps nearly 2 inches in size and is a hardy grower. Traps of mature plants are largest in spring.

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 Growing requirements

Mature size: Traps nearly 2 inches in size
Light: Full sun
Soil: Carnivorous Plant Soil Mix, pure peat, or peat-sand mix
Feeding: Feed bugs, dried bloodworms, or fish food every 2-3 weeks, do not fertilize or use soil with additives
Humidity: 50-90%
Water: Keep wet at all times, use rain or distilled water, only use tap water if it is low in salts and minerals (PPM of 50-140, the lower the number the better)
Temperature: 65-82°F during warm months, 32-55°F during cool months
Dormancy period: Reduce temperatures to 32-55°F, shorten light periods to 10 hours, and provide less water (but don’t allow to dry out). Keep the plant in dormancy conditions for 3-5 months.

Visit our resource page for printer friendly care information and initial planting instructions. This information will also be included with your shipment.

Please keep in mind:

  • All plants are shipped bare root to reduce the risk of spreading harmful pests that can live in soil.
  • Individual plants will vary slightly in fullness and size, they will not be identical to the photo.
  • Currently we only ship within the United States.

Additional information

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Bare Root Plant, Bare Root Plant + Carnivorous Soil Mix & Pot

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