Dionaea muscipula ‘DC-XL’

/Dionaea muscipula ‘DC-XL’

Dionaea muscipula ‘DC-XL’


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.

Size and packing method: Small plants are about 1 inch in diameter and produce juvenile traps, large plants are 2-2 1/2 inches in diameter and produce traps roughly 3/4 of an inch across. Plants are shipped bare root, carefully wrapped in a damp paper towel.


 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, provide water that is low in salts and minerals such as rain or distilled water
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.

Planting and adjustment instructions will be included with your shipment.

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