Carnivorous butterwort

Carnivorous butterwort
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How to care for Carnivorous butterwort

  • Light: Part sun, part shade

    Place in a window with dappled sun or a spot in the middle of a room. Or directly in a window facing west or east.

  • Watering need: High demand

    This is a water-loving plant, it does not like to dry up much. Before watering feel the soil - the top layer of soil can be slightly dry and the soil below should be a bit moist, but not wet, when watering again. Squeeze a bit of soil between your fingers - if water seeps out it’s still wet.

  • Fertilizing need: Minimum demand

    This plant does not need very much fertilizing, but giving them some extra nutrients every once in a while is important to keep them green, promote good growth and to stay healthy. You can find more info below how to best fertilize this plants.

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The Best Way to Water Most of Your Carnivorous Plants

Carnivore plants thrive best on getting plenty of water, so they require fairly frequent watering.

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Feeding Carnivorous Plants

Most carnivorous plants are very sensitive to the smallest amounts of nutrients, salts and minerals in the soil and water. You can therefore not fertilize them in the same manner as other plants.

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How to Repot Your Carnivorous Plants

Like almost all other plants, carnivorous plants require repotting every now and then in order to stay happy and healthy.

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How to Mist Your Plant

It's best to mist your plants in the morning, when the sun is not too strong and the temperature is cooler. This will give the water time to evaporate before the heat of the day sets in.

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