Carnivorous plants are also known as insectivorous plants, these plants mainly eat insects and get nutrients by trapping an insects. Insects are the main food for carnivorous plants.
Carnivorous plants are mainly found in the area where the soil is thin or poor in nutrients, especially nitrogen, such as acidic bogs and rock outcroppings.
There are various types of carnivorous plants and these can be found in our online store. We here at Rare Plants are one of the best plant sellers throughout Australia. We deal in various types of carnivorous plants. In our store you will find various types of plants and the best part is that our prices are very affordable.
Truly carnivorous plants are thought to have evolved independently nine times in five different orders of flowering plants, and are represented by more than a dozen genera. This types of plants consist of more than 583 species that attract, trap and kill prey, absorbing the resulting available nutrients.
Growing Tips For Carnivorous Plants
Keep the mud always wet, The mud should be damp all the time. In general, carnivorous plants prefer damp soil to enable them to grow easily and healthy.
Always use mineral free water, such as rain water or distilled water. Mineral free water is very useful for the growth of carnivorous plants. Water from air conditioner condensation can also be used to water carnivorous plants.
Soil consisting of high mineral or nutrient content will not benefit growth.
The main thing is that a carnivorous plant is kept in a sunny area in direct sunlight. Carnivorous plants grow faster where direct sunlight is prevalent.
They are a great addition to many landscape designs and really compliment the garden.