Venus flytrap (Dionaea muscipula) 'Louchapates'

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The name ‘Louchapates ‘ [ French for noodle spoon] refers to the shape of the traps, that can grow to a length of 3 centimeters, whereby the extremities of each half of the leaf may grow together. Exposed to direct sunlight it can sometimes lead to the emergence of a red stripe just under the teeth on the outside of the trap.


Shipped with First class mail. Plants are shipped in a 2.5" pot, they are young plants [about 2-3" across]. Comes with care instructions.

Dionaea muscipula 
Plant size Between 2-3" in diameter
Light Full sun
Potting medium Peat & perlite or pure peat
Feeding Fish food or bugs every 3-4 weeks
Water Use the tray method
Humidity 50-85%
Temperature 65-80°F during Spring and Summer and 35-55°F in colder months
Mature plant size Depends on plant's care
Dormancy During winter (colder months). Please provide less water during this period.

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