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FAQ about VENUS FLYTRAPS
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Venus Flytraps are one on the most recognized carnivorous plant on the planet. We even see them influence pop culture (think Mario Bros and Little Shop of Horrors). They have a reputation for being picky and difficult to care for but most of that comes from a lack of knowledge. Once you understand what the plants need and what they are telling you, you can grow them for years to come! First things first: Basic Care Watering: This is one of the most important pieces of information. They like to be moist and never dry out. Typically I like to...
How to divide and repot Sarracenia
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I know that repotting can be a bit daunting but there really is no need to fear! Generally speaking the best time to repot temperate species (which includes all sarracenia) is at the tail end of winter/ beginning of spring. This way the plant is still dormant, easier to work with and you aren't disrupting its growing season. I have this overgrown Sarracenia purpurea that I have been wanting to divide for a while now so I though this would make a good subject to show beginners how to divide a clumpy pitcher plant. All Sarracenia grow from rhizomes that...