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Carnivorous Plants Store

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Carnivorous Plants Store

Don’t Worry, We Don’t Bite, But Our Plants Do!

We’re a home grown, proudly South African online carnivorous plants store. Our team of plant care experts is passionate about carnivorous plants and can’t wait to bring them to you, wherever you live in South Africa.

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Venus Flytraps

Dionaea Muscipula

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Sundews

Drosera

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Monkey Cups

Nepenthes

Carnivorous Plants

Collect All 6!

Our collection includes plants with unique abilities and striking looks. Whether you’re a seasoned carnivorous plant enthusiast or curious about flowers with a serious appetite, browsing our selection to discover the wonder of these fascinating plants is the best way to get started.

Meet Our
Hungry Plants Family

Venus Flytraps

The most famous of carnivorous plants, the Flytrap is instantly recognizable for its toothy leaves that clamp shut on its prey in the blink of an eye!

Sundews / Octopus Plants

Like an octopus, the Sundew is surrounded by brightly coloured tentacles, each one coated in shimmering, sticky drops of sap that sparkle in the sun like drop of dew, giving this pretty plants its name.

Monkey Cups

The exotic looking Monkey Cups grow brightly coloured cups, each containing a sweet smelling nectar that lures its victim in before it falls to its doom.

Pitcher Plants

Pitcher plants’ beauty lies in their bright colours and unusually patterned leaves that shape themselves into champagne-like flutes.

Order Carnivorous Plants Online in a Snap.

Hassle-free shopping from your home.

  • Browse our collection of carnivorous plants any time of day or night
  • Enjoy beautiful, healthy plants, grown with love
  • Delivery nationwide, directly to your door
  • Competitive prices without the markup of traditional nurseries
  • Order and pay through our 100% secure payment portal
  • We are dedicated to providing quality service and always happy to answer your questions

1. Browse Online

Browse through our online carnivorous plants shop from the convenience of your home.

2. Add To Cart

Add your picks to your virtual shopping cart by clicking the “Add To Cart” button.

3. Checkout

Fill in your personal details & delivery address, pick your payment method and click “Complete Order”.

Bring the fascinating world of carnivorous plants into your home!

Carnivorous plants are remarkably easy to care for, and are perfect for those with no previous gardening experience, or little time to care for finicky plants.

Check out our plant care page for tips on how to care for your carnivorous plant, including what to feed them and how often.

Become A Reseller

Interested in selling our carnivorous plants in your nursery or online store? Just fill in the form below and we’ll get back to you.

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Testimonials

“My kids just love their ‘Hungry Plants’! We’ve collected the whole set and it brings them endless pleasure inspecting their plants everyday to see if they’ve caught some prey.”

Celeste F.

“Fantastic customer service! Seamless order experience, my order was delivered ahead of schedule, plants were well packaged and in great condition. Highly recommend Hungry Plants!”

Ulrich P.

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Carnivorous Plant Care Guide

At Hungry Plants we pride ourselves on providing healthy and robust plants, along with great advice and support to help you care for them. Like any other plant, carnivorous plants need water, light and nutrients to grow. However, these hardy plants evolved to survive in the most inhospitable of regions, where the soil lacked even basic nutrients. As a result, carnivorous plants learned to trap insects and other small creatures to obtain these minerals and nutrients from them, rather than the barren soil.

They don’t need to be fertilised as they obtain nutrients from their prey

They're sensitive to minerals in tap water, so they prefer distilled or rainwater

They will feed themselves if left outside or on a sunny windowsill

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do Carnivorous Plants Need Fertilizer?

Carnivorous plants generally don’t need to be fertilised as they obtain these nutrients from their prey.

What's the best spot to put my plant?

A sunny windowsill or outside in the sun will keep your carnivorous plant super happy & healthy.

How Often Should I Water My Plant?

Carnivorous plants love water and should not be left to dry out, check the soil, it should be moist but not wet before watering again. Carnivorous plants can be sensitive to minerals in tap water, so they prefer distilled or rainwater

Best Potting Medium for Carnivorous Plants?
Sphagnum peat moss and propagating sand.
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