Venus Flytrap 'Typical'
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Venus flytraps (Dionaea muscipula) are interesting carnivorous plants native to the bogs of Carolina in US.
They grow in the subtropical wetlands that are high in moisture and acidity but low in nutrient, thus, the evolution of its insect-eating ability !!
It catches its prey, chiefly insects and arachnids, with a trapping structure formed by the terminal portion of each of the plant's leaves, which is triggered by tiny "trigger hairs" on their inner surfaces. When an insect crawling along the leaves contacts a hair, the trap prepares to close, snapping shut only if another contact occurs within 20 seconds of the first strike, and the plant will only begin digestion after 5 more stimuli to ensure it has caught a live bug worthy of consumption.
These intriguing carnivorous plants can be kept in both outdoor and indoor setup, and they will never cease to amaze your everyday life !!
> Substrate: Sphagnum moss, or peat moss or cocopeat with perlite
> Watering: Medium to heavy
> Lighting: Outdoor with at least 4-6 hours of direct morning or evening sun, or indoor with 12-16 hours of lighting