Carnivorous Plants Need Bright Light Indoors

December 10, 2018

While you could successfully grow a few species of carnivorous plants in a bright window, most need significantly more light and humidity. In fact, most carnivorous plants grow naturally in full-sun locales, so you must provide intense light indoors for your creature-capturing plants.

Purple Pitcher plants growing alongside sundews in a glass conservatory.
PC: Leslie F. Halleck

Light your carnivorous plants for 12 to 16 hours per day, depending on your light source and the ambient light available in your living space.

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