Venus Flytrap - Dionaea muscipula - 9cm pot
This popular plant has its leaves formed into a folding case. On the inside there are six small contact hairs. The trap produces nectar which in turn attracts insects. When licking the nectar touched e.g. Contact the fly the hairs and the trap snaps shut quickly. The plant will now check whether the trap is an insect. If this is the case, enzymes are secreted, which leach out the loot. What remains is only the indigestible chitin. This process takes about a week. Each catch Journal of the flytrap can snap only about six times then it dies! Therefore, traps should not be unnecessarily irritated and closed by us. It harms the plant and can even lead to death of the plant.
snapping their case is the fastest movement throughout the plant kingdom.
German Name: Venus Flytrap
Botanical Name: Dionaea muscipula
Pot size: 9cm
Home: East coast of the USA
The Flytrap always loves moist soil. The pot should never dry out! She loves the sun and soft irrigation water, rain water is best. In autumn when light and insects are less, they withdrew to their rootstock. Now they should also always wet, if possible at a slightly cooler winters bright window. The next spring they then drives off again.
Flycatchers put a lot of power in their bloom. By breaking the flower stalk to get more and more traps.
Since it is in this article is a season and out of season items are only minor in stock, the delivery time in the months from October to February may be extended to 6-8 weeks.