Mosquito Eating Plant Archives

Growing Venus Flytraps

Venus Flytraps thrive on the subtropical wetlands of the East Coast. They are small, only about 3-7 cm long. They commonly feed on arachnids and various types of insects. Their trapping mechanism require redundant contacts in fast intervals to save energy on trapped objects that do not offer any nutritional value. They are commonly cultivated in different parts of the world but they are definitely not easy to grow.

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Tips on Repotting Venus Fly Traps

Repotting Venus Flytrap should be done at least once in every two years since it loses its vigor and strength if left unattended for too long. Repotting is not very difficult considering these plants are small and do not require a lot of effort to pull out. However, there are simple tips and steps that should be followed to ensure safe and successful repotting.

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Bladderwort - An Aquatic Carnivorous Plant

Bladderworts are fascinating carnivorous plants that feed on rotifers and protozoa. Despite is miniscule size; these specialized plants are known to have highly sophisticated trapping mechanism which can catch preys in as fast as 15,000th of a second. Their trapdoor reacts to movements detected by the connecting hairs on its surface. This sophisticated feeding method is an amazing creation of nature.

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Mosquito Plants

Nature has its own unique way of controlling pests. Aside from plants that produce natural chemicals that repel mosquitoes, there are also plants that devour such insects! Famous conservationist David Attenborough shows us two of the most common mosquito eating plants and how they work by trapping insects.

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