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VENUS FLYTRAP: DC XL (various sizes)

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The BEAST of the BEST

Plant Description
  • Species: Dionaea Muscipula
  • For year on end, DC XL remains one of our bestselling flytraps and is one of the contenders for the largest traps in flytrap world
  • An extremely vigorous plant during summertime with the largest traps (up to 5cm in mature plants) emerging first in mid-spring.  Grow this one in as much direct sunlight as possible and watch it colour up as the season progresses
  • Bite-size info:
    • 🏡 Full sun, outdoors
    • 📅 Growing season: October to April
    • 🌱Mature size: 10-15cm
    • 🏆Recommended for: All levels carnivorous plant enthusiasts


  • Whether you prefer starting off with a younger plant and watching it grow over the years into full majestic glory or jumping in with more munch, right from the get go, we've got you covered! Cultivo is all about choices and our plants are available in various sizes and options to suit your every need
  • These are 3+ year old (3-5cm) to 5+ years (near-flowering size) plants, sold either bareroot or ready to grow - already potted in our deluxe carnivorous plant soil, without the need for repotting and acclimatisation on your end.   The size on offer refers to the maximum size your plant will reach during the upcoming growing season
Bareroot or potted?
  • Potted plants are sent with a protective covering and will be good in this soil for another 6-9 months.  Planter sizes are selected in relation to plant size and range from 5cm to 10cm pots unless otherwise mentioned 
  • Bare root plants are for those who wish to pot up and acclimatise their own plants.  Plants and winter bulbs are cleaned, cut back, rinsed and sent in a protective covering with roots wrapped in damp paper towels
  • Still in need of special potting soil? Pick up some of our deluxe premixed growing media for venus fly traps here
Currently available
  • This guideline is provided as reference and is indicative of the current state or condition of the plant you will receive
  • If your are new to the carnivorous plant world >> Read our guideline on Temperate plants and winter dormancy:  What to expect so there are no surprises when ordering venus fly traps from us during the colder months


Plant care & special considerations
  • 🏡 Grow outdoors
  • ☀️ Minimum 6 hours direct sunlight
  • 💧 Moist, nutrient-free soil (rain or distilled water)
  • 🍴 No need to feed
  • 🌷 Cut flowerstalks for a healthier plant
  • 💤 Dormant in winter
  • ✅ Detailed care information is available in our online reference guide and the weblink is included with your purchase 


When will I receive my plant?
  • This special cultivar is sold exclusively via our online store - See estimated delivery date
Will my plant be safe during shipping?
  • Absolutely! All live plant material is sent using our deluxe packaging methods and is backed by Cultivo's 'Arrive Alive' guarantee


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Customer Reviews

Based on 18 reviews
Quade Roux

Great plant

Hilda Broodryk

VENUS FLYTRAP: DC XL (various sizes)

Engela Brummer
Good Customer Service and quick delivery

I would definitely purchase from Cultivo Carnivores again, I am happy with my purchase. My plant was a little damaged but after sending a mail about it I was assured that my plant will be okay and he has been doing well. Thank you.

Arnold Venter

VENUS FLYTRAP: DC XL (various sizes)

Desiré Lubbe
So happy!

I really loved my plant from the first sight. It was beautifully packed and healthy. Thank you for excellent client service, will definitely return.

Thank you so much for the feedback Desiré, hoping to see you back soon :) Happy growing! xTx

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