Carnivorous Plant

Care Guides

Dionaea muscipula
Venus's Flytrap

Light: 8+ hours full sun

12+ hours under grow lights

Acclimate plant in shaded area for a few weeks before exposing to full sun

Water: Reverse Osmosis, Distilled, or Rainwater using the Tray Method (sit plant in tray of 1/2"-1" of water, refill when gone)

Media: Well draining media,

50/50 Peat Moss, Perlite/Sand

100% Sphagnum Moss

Temperate Pinguicula
Butterworts

Light: 8+ hours full sun

12+ hours under grow lights

Acclimate plant in shaded area for a few weeks before exposing to full sun

Water: Reverse Osmosis, Distilled, or Rainwater using the Tray Method (sit plant in tray of 1/2"-1" of water, refill when gone)

Media: Well draining media,

50/50 Peat Moss, Perlite/Sand

100% Sphagnum Moss

Plants are dormant during winter months.

Seed Sowing Guide

Light: 8+ hours indirect sun

12+ hours under grow lights

Water: Reverse Osmosis, Distilled, or Rainwater using the Tray Method (sit plant in tray of 1/2"-1" of water, refill when gone)

Media: Moisture holding mix,

100% Peat Moss

100% Sphagnum Moss

Tip: Keep moist and humid

Pitcher Plant
Nepenthes

Light: 8+ hours indirect sun

12+ hours under grow lights

Acclimate plant in shaded area for a few weeks before exposing to full sun

Water: Reverse Osmosis, Distilled, or Rainwater. Keep soil damp, water and let drain when soil starts to look dry.

Media: Well draining media,

100% Sphagnum Moss

50/50 Perlite, Sphagnum Moss

50/50 Peat Moss, Perlite

Drosera
Sundews

Light: 8+ hours full sun

12+ hours under grow lights

Acclimate plant in shaded area for a few weeks before exposing to full sun

Water: Reverse Osmosis, Distilled, or Rainwater using the Tray Method (sit plant in tray of 1/2"-1" of water, refill when gone)

Media: Well draining media,

50/50 Peat Moss, Perlite/Sand

100% Sphagnum Moss

Tropical Pinguicula
Butterworts

Light: 8+ hours full sun

12+ hours under grow lights

Acclimate plant in shaded area for a few weeks before exposing to full sun

Water: Reverse Osmosis, Distilled, or Rainwater. Keep soil damp, water and let drain when soil starts to look dry.

Media: Well draining media,

80/20 Perlite/Sand, Peat Moss

During summer months water plants less as leaves shrink back.

Ant Plants

Light: 8+ hours indirect sun

12+ hours under grow lights

Water: Tap/Hose, Rainwater.  Keep soil damp, water and let drain when soil starts to look dry.

Media: Well draining mix of Potting Soil, Perlite, Sand, Orchid Bark.

Herbs

Light: 8+ hours full sun

12+ hours under grow lights

Acclimate plant in shaded area for a few weeks before exposing to full sun

Water: Tap/Hose, Rainwater.  Keep soil damp, water and let drain when soil starts to look dry.

Media: Well draining mix of Potting Soil, Perlite, Sand.

Aquatic Plants

Light: 8+ hours full sun

12+ hours under grow lights

Water: Reverse Osmosis, Distilled, or Rainwater

Media: Peaty water (peat moss or pond sediment added to water)

Adelae,
Prolifera,
Schizandra, Andromeda

Light: 8+ hours indirect sun

12+ hours under grow lights

Water: Reverse Osmosis, Distilled, or Rainwater using the Tray Method (sit plant in tray of 1/2"-1" of water, refill when gone)

Media: Well draining media,

50/50 Peat Moss, Perlite/Sand

100% Sphagnum Moss

Tip: Thrives in high humidity, great terrarium plant