Secrets of Growing Venus’s Flytrap

Charles Darwin described Venus’s Flytrap as the “most wonderful plant in the world”, and there can be little doubt that this species is perhaps the most loved single plant species by children across the world.

This final film in the Spectacular Plants series is dedicated solely to revealing the secrets of this astounding species! From how the traps work, to the reasons why people so often kill their first beloved, snappy specimen. Venus’s flytrap is not difficult to grow once a few basic requirements are understood and met. Experts reveal the secret tricks, amongst lots of bug-gobbling shots!

We then look at some of the best cultivations that have been bred to create an astounding rainbow of shapes, sizes, colours and odd-balls: from flytraps with fearsome fangs to others that lack traps altogether!