Dionaea muscipula Dente Flytrap [DORMANT]

$9.95 $6.95
(180 reviews)

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!

Type of Plant: Outdoor perennial for container growing.
Height: Up to 3 inches at maturity.
Sunlight: Full sun during the growing season.
Water: Low-mineral water (50 ppm or less).
Soil: Equal parts peat moss and perlite only.
Winter: Dormant. Minimal protection in USDA zones 7-9. Mulch in colder regions.

• Juvenile plant, acclimated for outdoor growing.
• Shipped in a 3-inch pot. Care instructions are included.

Photos illustrate summer growth. Appearance changes with the seasons at the time of shipping. See below for more information.

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Plants are grown outdoors at our nursery in Oregon.

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.

Monthly Care Video

Venus Flytrap Playlist


  • 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.

  • 5
    Good size plant

    Posted by Alberto Cardenas on December 29, 2021

    Plants arrived timely manner and satisfied with my purchase. Please grow more cultivars VFT!!

  • 4
    A very good product

    Posted by Dylan J Harvey on December 27, 2021

    An absolutely wonderful little bundle of flytraps which are all quite alive and well a month later. I am always amazed at the care of shipping given to all the plants sold here.

  • 5
    My “Dente Flytrap”

    Posted by kathie adams on December 27, 2021

    It arrived, safe and sound. Wrapped lovingly and securely, it survived shipping across the country and has settled into its new home beautifully. Can’t wait for spring, when it will begin actively growing again.

  • 5
    My plant was very well packaged, it is dormant but looking very healthy.

    Posted by Kimberly Bahle on December 26, 2021

    I am very pleased with the whole purchase process

  • 5
    New free Venus trap. ,

    Posted by kathie adams on December 26, 2021

    I have received 3 carnivorous plaits from Saravina, and they have all done great

  • 5
    Dente Flytrap

    Posted by Karen on December 26, 2021

    Beautiful flytrap. Packaging was wonderful. Love this flytrap.

  • 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!