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!
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Plants You Receive

Small-sized plants are shipped in 3-inch pots.  Plants may reach flowering maturity within 2-3 growing seasons.  
All cold-hardy perennials are grown outdoors at our nursery in Oregon. Their appearance will change with the seasons.

April-May: Emerging from dormancy.  
June-September: Plants are in active growth. Best growth occurs in late summer.
October-December: Plants stop growing and wil drop its traps.  A few will remain.  
January-March: Plants are still dormant. Most traps from the previous season will be cut off.

General Care

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).  Set in standing water to 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.

Care info will be provided.


  • 5
    plant is healthy and well

    Posted by Dale Leaming on September 19, 2021

    It is doing great!

  • 5
    Dente Flytrap

    Posted by Tom Kelley on September 5, 2021

    Good size, well started plants. Great addition to the collection.

  • 5

    Posted by Unknown on June 3, 2021

    This Dente Flytrap arrived quickly and looked great! It has continued to look and grow very well, added some variety to my carnivorous plant garden. Would recommend!

  • 5
    Dente Flytrap

    Posted by Cat Warren on June 1, 2021

    Its growing great! would order again.

  • 5
    Dente Flytrap

    Posted by Albert J Dewitte on May 12, 2021

    Arrived in great shape, shipping was fast, great plants. They are doing well.

  • 5

    Posted by ben beranek on May 10, 2021

    Arrived in excellent shape, shipping was fast, great plants as usual from SNW :)

  • 5
    Dionaea muscipula

    Posted by Jared McFee on May 7, 2021

    SNW has the highest quality plants at the best possible prices. My fly traps came in excellent condition and have thrived since opening the package they were so expertly packed into. I also highly recommend buying drosera from SNW as they offer a diverse selection at competitive prices.

  • 5
    Venus Flytrap Dente

    Posted by John B on May 5, 2021

    Great plant, large with several smaller plants included. Arrived quickly and well packaged.