Find our shop 'Candles & Plants' at 65 South Promenade, Newcastle, BT33 0EY
Find our shop 'Candles & Plants' at 65 South Promenade, Newcastle, BT33 0EY
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Dionaea Muscipula or ‘Venus Fly Trap’

Dionaea Muscipula or ‘Venus Fly Trap’

Regular price £9.00 £0.00 Unit price per
Tax included.

Now, how much more of an iconic plant could you ever hope to find? 

Insects are caught by this plant when it’s jawed traps spring shut, then begins the digestive process to extract the valuable nutrients from the passing insect.

Cool, eh?!

** Available for collection from Saturday PM 9th March**

Pot size: 10cm

Height: 12cm

Care advice and additional information

Water - Never allow this plant to dry out. Always maintain moist soil by standing it in filtered water or rainwater whenever possible and maintain a good humid environment. Ideally keep sitting in water at all times. 

Sunlight - Very bright sunlight is required but not direct hot sun.

Feeding - Do not fertilise this plant at all. They obtain all they need via the insects they catch, only requiring 2-3 insects per month. 

Toxicity - Keep away from children and pets. 

Packaging 

All plants come in a plastic nursery pot and Kraft compostable brown paper bag. Plants can be wrapped in coloured Kraft paper (black, pink or green) for free but by request beforehand to prevent wastage. All plants will include a care card. 

Delivery Information 

FREE local delivery. I will hand deliver each little beauty straight to your door free of charge to those that live within a 5 mile radius of Newcastle. Local delivery is within 1-2 days or same day when possible. Please get in touch if you require same day delivery. 

A small delivery fee of £5 will be applied to those that live within a 15 mile radius of Newcastle and £10 to those within a 30 mile radius. Delivery will be between 2-5 days and confirmed beforehand. 

For now, I will only be offering door step delivery or collection from the shop, via prior arrangement, at Candles & Plants, 65 South Promenade, Newcastle, BT33 0EY. 

However, please do get in touch if you want a plant posted and I will look into it. Equally, if you live outside the delivery areas and really want a plant please contact me via thelittleshopofplants@gmail.com, WhatsApp or via my social media pages and again I will do what I can.

Please remember that plants may vary from the images shown and variations in colour and shape should be expected. I will however if requested send a photo of the plant selected to ensure it meets your satisfaction before purchase.