venus fly trap

ben champion nick at
Tue Aug 1 14:52:49 EST 2000

there is quite a lot of new growth

"bill sherren" <william.sherren at> wrote in message
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> ben champion <nick at> wrote in article
> <8m6mor$1kt$1 at>...
> > the traps of my venus fly trap have truned yellow then black. i have
> given
> > it enough rain water, except for when i went on holiday, which was 7
> days.
> > one of the traps has shut twice with no fly in it (through no fault of
> > mine). it has sunlight. what can i do to save it?
> It is normal for traps to go yellow & them black as they are replaced by
> new growth.. Is there any signs of new growth? Did the plant dry out
> completely during those 7 days? Standing the plant in a tray of rain water
> and giving it full sun is the best way to save it..
> Hope this helps.
> Bill

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