FlytrapCare Carnivorous Plant Forums

Sponsored by

Announcements, as well as comments and suggestions about the FlytrapCare Forum itself. For all Forum members.

Moderator: Matt

By Aidan Pfadt
Posts:  1
Joined:  Tue Mar 24, 2020 11:36 pm
I am a first time owner of a Venus fly trap and Last month I took my flytrap out of hibernation (I live in an extremely cold climate so I had to do some things manually) I was wondering if after a month of being out of hibernation if it is fine if my new traps are still very small. I would think that by this point they would be normal sized and open and ready to catch bugs but I guess not.
User avatar
By That one plant boi
Posts:  576
Joined:  Mon Oct 09, 2017 7:34 pm
Depending on how old your flytrap is, It could take some time until it starts producing larger traps. Some pics would help solve the issue though.

Sent from my SM-G960U using Tapatalk

User avatar
By Matt
Posts:  22331
Joined:  Mon Apr 21, 2008 11:28 pm
Welcome to FlytrapCare!

As others have already written, there are a number of reasons that the new traps could be small. If you could post a good, clear photo of your plant, that would go a long way for people to be able to give targeted feedback as to what might (or might not!) be ailing your Venus flytrap.

What is wrong. No matter what my venus ends up her[…]

Sarracenia 2021

Gorgeous! Thanks!

I just received my UV LED blacklight and I made a […]

Was that Salamanca by any chance? Madrid both ti[…]

@Bobioden , That's the 'Daniel Rudd' moorei hybri[…]

Hello from Michigan



Oh, I didn't feed them. They caught those on their[…]

Not sure if a picture would help any but mine are […]

Support the community - Shop at!