Dionaea muscipula "Dente Flytrap"

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A cultivated variety that has short, triangular teeth. The leaves tend to grow upright during the growing season. Because of its shorter teeth, It tends to capture insects by their heads!
• Established juvenile plant, grown outdoors at our nursery in Oregon, USDA zone 8.
• Shipped in a 3-inch pot. Care info is provided..
• Flowering maturity during the next growing season.

Photos illustrate summer growth. Appearance changes with the seasons at the time of shipping.
January-March: Plant is dormant with few traps.
April: Spring growth will appear by the end of the month.
May: Still waking up. Fully developed traps will gradually appear.
June-August: Full display of traps.
September: Plant is slowing down. Upright traps start to drop..
October: Dormancy begins. Fewer traps. No new growth until spring.
November-December: Plant is dormant. Browned traps are cut off.
Type of Plant: Cold-hardy perennial for outdoor container growing.
Sunlight: Full sun, 6+ hours of direct sunlight, during the growing season.
Water: Low-mineral water (50 ppm or less). Keep media wet.
Soil: Equal parts peat moss and perlite. No garden soil, compost, or fertilizer.
Winter: Dormant. Mulch in USDA zones 6 or colder.

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  • 5
    I'm very pleased to report that my plant is very happy and healthy and has a big happy bud and flower right now

    Posted by P.D. on July 1, 2022

    I would also like to add that I purchased a total of three plants. Every plant I received had several vft in them one in particular with 4 plants in one pot I recommend this company above all other's

  • 1

    Posted by John on June 16, 2022

    The specimens I received were quite strange. The shoots only produced the tiniest of traps nothing substantial; I bought 4 and so far only one has successfully revived from dormancy through very small growth. They live in a bog supplied by only distilled water around other carnivorous plants that are flourishing. *** RESPONSE BY SARRACENIA NORTHWEST *** Hey, John. Sorry to hear about your flytraps. Contact us so we can assist you better.

  • 5
    Nice healthy plants. :-)

    Posted by Brenda Anderson on March 7, 2022

    The plants are doing great. And the shipment was faster then expected. I look forward to purchasing more in the near future.

  • 5
    dente flytrap

    Posted by george redpath on March 3, 2022

    my flytrap came in good shape and packaged very good cant wait to see it grow

  • 5
    Still alive

    Posted by James on February 26, 2022

    ordered about 4 months ago and everything is still living. very happy

  • 5
    Venus Flytrap

    Posted by grinny04 on February 25, 2022

    The service was incredible! My life science students are anxiously awaiting the plant to come out of dormancy.

  • 5
    great plant

    Posted by Christopher on January 6, 2022

    Healthy plant, well pack and fast shipping…a great place to buy carnivorous plants!

  • 5
    "Dente Flytrap"

    Posted by Lynn Adams on December 29, 2021

    An added bonus (because it was free). Arrived in excellent condition. Sleeping now but will join all of it's mates in the spring.