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VENUS FLYTRAP: Alien * All sizes

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Estimated delivery between 20/11 and 29/11

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  • R490.00

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The one with the gnarly smile

Description
  • Species: Dionaea Muscipula
  • Dionaea Muscipula 'Alien' is an extremely exciting venus fly trap clone originating from Europe that grows elongated traps with short teeth
  • The unique looking teeth gives the traps the appearance of the terrifying alien from Ridley Scott's famous film.  Alien's traps can grow surprisingly large and is a very hardy cultivar
  • 🏡 Outdoors 📅 Growing season: October to April 🏆Great for beginners
Plant sizes 
  • 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 and potted options
  • 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 7.5cm to 12cm pots unless otherwise mentioned 
  • Bareroot 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 growing media? Pick up some of our deluxe premixed carnivorous plant soil 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 Temperate plants and winter dormancy:  What to expect so there are no surprises when ordering venus fly traps from us during the colder months
Collecting your plant and shipping options
  • Available for hand delivery, collection, courier to your door and sent to Postnet branches nationwide - Tracking information are available after purchase
  • Bareroot plants are available for export with valid permits and documentation
  • Plants are sent using our deluxe packaging methods to prevent damage during transit, backed by Cultivo's 'Arrive Alive' policy
Plant care and special instructions
  • 🏡 Grow outdoors
  • ☀️ Minimum 6 hours direct sunlight
  • 💧 Moist soil (rain or distilled water)
  • 🍴 No need to feed
  • ❄️ Dormant in winter
  • ✅ Detailed care information are available in our online reference guide and are included with your purchase 

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Franco Van Staden
Hannibal's Arrival

My alien trap arrived in pristine condition, even through 600km of travel - took a while to get everything off :) Using Cultivo's guidelines, I hope to see Hannibal's little traps begin devouring the brommers that plague my morning hours. Thanks guys!

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