Venus Fly Trap

When to Put Sphagnum Moss With Venus Fly Trap


mfarrar29 added on April 21, 2015 | Answered

I am growing a Venus fly trap from seeds. I live in the Carolinas, and I was wondering if I should lay out sphagnum moss when they start to produce traps, or lay it down while they are still a seed.


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shelley
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Answered on April 21, 2015

You should grow a Venus fly trap in a peat moss and sand mixture, which will provide mild acidity and help hold water without keeping soils too soggy. So, the sphagnum moss should be a part of the potting mix the venus trap resides in.

For more information on the care of venus fly trap, please visit the following link:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/venus-fly-trap/venus-fly-trap-care.htm

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