- Wed Mar 31, 2021 4:57 pm
If it was sold to you from a reputable seller as a Big Mouth, then it most likely is.
As to the tall leaves, most flytraps grow tall leaves in the Spring. They're reaching for the sun to help them wake up. However, they also grow long leaves to reach for the light when they are not getting enough light, and they don't get enough light on a sunny windowsill.
As long as your temps are staying above freezing at night, put it outside. If it drops below freezing, bring it in at night. Bright, indirect light outside is much better than direct windowsill light when it comes to VFT's.
Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes the reason is that I make bad decisions.