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Venus flytrap Dionaea muscipula 'Jumbo' Starter

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Dionaea muscipula 'Jumbo' starter

This enormous Venus flytrap cultivar looks like something from “The Little Shop of Horrors”. It has exceptionally large leaf lobes capable of catching prey which come near it. Dionaea muscipula 'Jumbo' makes an impressive sight in a location with plenty of light such as on a window ledge or in a terrarium.

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Dionaea muscipula Jumbo
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Dionaea muscipula Jumbo
Plant type
carnivorous
Place
indoor
Place
container plant
Place
artificial lighting
Adult width:
4 cm
Light
full light
Watering
high
Properties
introduction

Product info

Dionaea muscipula 'Jumbo' is a flytrap cultivar that has been produced in cultivation by selective breeding, Venus flytraps are carnivorous plants that are native to North America where they grow in boggy areas in poor soil. They obtain nutrients from their immediate environment, including insects and spiders which form a large part of their prey.

Height:
1 cm
1 cm
Width:
1 cm
1 cm
Adult height:
5 cm
5 cm
Adult width:
4 cm
4 cm
Flower colour:
White
white
Flower period:
Jan-July
Jan-July
Temperature winter:
5°C
5°C
Product type:
Plant
plant
Plant type:
Carnivorous
carnivorous
Growth habit:
Normal
normal
Araflora info:
Non-edible
non-edible
Growth rate:
Slow
slow
Properties:
Introduction
introduction
Araflora info:
Limited
limited

Plant care

Dionaea muscipula 'Jumbo' likes plenty of light. The more sunlight it receives, the more vibrant its colours become. It needs plenty of water containing little or no calcium, preferably rain water, osmosis water, distilled water or demineralised water. The ideal growing medium is nutritionally poor such as 50% sphagnum and 50% perlite or three equal parts of peat, orchid bark and sphagnum.

Care:
Difficult
difficult
Place:
Indoor
indoor
Place:
Container plant
container plant
Light:
Full light
full light
Watering:
High
high
Watering tips:
Standing in water
standing in water
Maintenance:
Prune dead stalks
prune dead stalks
Air circulation:
Normal
normal
Place:
Artificial lighting
artificial lighting
Water spraying:
No-water spraying
no-water spraying
Air humidity at day:
60-100%
60-100%
Air humidity at night:
80-100%
80-100%
Day temperature:
15-25°C
15-25°C
Night temperature:
10-20°C
10-20°C
Temperature max:
30°C
30°C
Temperature min:
10°C
10°C
Fertilize:
None
none
Artificial light height:
0-20cm
0-20cm
Soil ph:
<6
<6
Soil type:
Peat
peat
Repotting:
After 2 years
after 2 years
 

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