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Dionaea muscipula
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Common Name:
Venus Fly Trap
   
Ornamental Features:
Hinged rounded, 2 lobed green leaves with stiff marginal spines and 3 or 4 sensitive hairs in the center of each lobe. When an insect touches the hairs, the hinge mechanism is triggered and leaves close, trapping the insect inside.
   
Habit and Growth Rate:
Rosette-forming. Winter and early summer leaves are 3 to 6 inches long, with traps 1 to 1 1/4 inches long. Bears 3 to 10 white flowers in early to midsummer.
   
Landscape Value:
Grow in a terrarium or in a cool greenhouse; elsewhere, grow in a bog garden.
   
Hardiness:
Zone 6-10
   
Culture:
Full sun if grown outside. For greenhouse production, light must be reduced for the temperature reasons. Keep moist to slightly dry.
   
Pot Size & Finish Time:
3 inch (4 to 6 weeks), 4 inch (8 to 10 weeks).
   
Propagation Methods:
Tissue Culture and division.
   
Pest/Disease Problems:
Fungus gnats and aphids.
   
More Information:
Hinged rounded, 2 lobed green leaves with stiff marginal spines and 3 or 4 sensitive hairs in the center of each lobe. When an insect touches the hairs, the hinge mechanism is triggered and leaves close, trapping the insect inside.
   
 
 
 
     
AG 3, Inc.
19825 State Road 44
Eustis, FL 32736
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