Venus Flytrap Kit / DIY Starter Guide
This page is a detailed instruction for Venus Flytrap Kit.
Display your Venus Flytrap in a bright spot with indirect sunlight or LED grow light. The proper temperature range is 50 - 90ºF.
Your Venus Flytrap is going to grow and thrive inside the glass jar without any cares.
Once your Venus Flytrap fills up 80% of your glass (usually takes 3 - 4 months), it's time to transplant!
Once you are ready to transplant, remove the plastic seal and the cork on top of the glass jar.
To take out your plant easily, use a blunt tweezer to cut the gel into smaller pieces, and then lift up your Venus Flytrap gently.
Notice that you may lose some leaves while taking out the plant. But that's fine, your Venus Flytrap is tough!
Dispose of the remaining blue gel in the glass jar. Rinse both the glass jar and your Venus Flytrap with distilled water only.
Trim any black leaves if there are any on your plant!
Soak 1 soil peat with distilled water for 10 minutes (save the other one for future!).
Fill the cylinder glass jar with the hydrated soil.
Plant your Venus Flytrap into the soil.
Here, we pick up a small Venus Flytrap to show that even a small sized plant works!
Give it some distilled water to keep the soil moist.
Put this potted Venus Flytrap into the bigger container and cover with lid.
This step is very important, it keeps your transplanted Venus Flytrap in a high humidity environment.
Display your Venus Flytrap in a sunny spot!
Now it's a waiting game. Your Venus Flytrap takes time to adapt to the new environment.
Go to the next step for more info.
Take off two stickers on the lid every week for 4 weeks!
During these 4 weeks, water your Venus Flytrap with distilled regularly to keep the soil moist!
Remove the lid after the fifth week!
Once your Venus Flytrap grows too big to fit in the cylinder glass, it's the time to repot your Venus Flytrap to a bigger container!
Soak the 2nd peat soil (you saved earlier) in the bigger container with distilled water for 10 minutes.
Add some distilled water to your Venus Flytrap to soften the soil peat for 10 - 15 minutes.
Once the soil peat is soften. Lift up your Venus Flytrap gently with a blunt tweezer.
Also, keep the soil!
Plant your Venus Flytrap into the big container that containing the hydrated soil peat from step 14.
Add the remaining soil peat to the big container.
Find a "great spot" to display your Venus Flytrap and let it catch flies!!
Remember to check the soil regularly, always keep the soil moist with distilled water or rainwater only.