Venus Flytraps Varieties Beginners’ Guide

Venus flytraps (Dionaea muscipula) are iconic carnivorous plants known for their unique ability to trap and digest insects. While their carnivorous nature is fascinating in itself, what adds to their allure is the wide array of varieties and cultivars available to plant enthusiasts. From classic cultivars to newer hybrids, Venus flytraps offer a captivating diversity … Read more

When Do Venus Flytraps Grow?

Venus flytraps are naturally found in North and South Carolina, but now they are all over the United States owing to their popularity. These plants have an undeserved reputation as being hard to grow, so in this guide I’ll explain their life and seasonal cycle. Venus flytraps emerge from dormancy in mid February or March, … Read more

When Do Venus Flytraps Flower?

Venus flytraps are famous for trapping and eating bugs, and it’s what draws us to them. But these plants also flower. Flowering Venus flytraps is something you don’t see every day though, and in this guide I will explain why. Venus flytraps flower in springtime, but the process weakens the plant and may prevent it … Read more

How Strong is a Venus Flytrap?

Few plants hold our attention like the Venus flytrap. Watching a trapped insect struggle to escape, it makes you wonder just how strong these carnivorous plants are. The force between two Venus flytrap lobe rims is 149 mN, and the rim pressure is 41kPa. In simple terms, their traps are very strong and small insects will … Read more