Dionaea muscipula ‘DC-XL’

/Dionaea muscipula ‘DC-XL’

Dionaea muscipula ‘DC-XL’

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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, medium size plants are 2-2.5 inches in diameter and produce traps 0.5-0.75  inches across. Plants are shipped bare root, carefully wrapped in a damp paper towel. If selecting with soil mix, you will receive two cups of our prepackaged Carnivorous Plant Soil Mix in addition to the bare root plant. This quantity of soil is roughly enough to fill one 2.5 x 2.5 x 3.5 inch square pot.

Description

 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, only use fertilizer if you have plenty of experience growing carnivorous plants
Humidity: 50-80%
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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