What Kind of Soil Do Carnivorous Plants Need?

Carnivorous plants need sphagnum peat moss and perlite stone in equal proportions similar to the bog soil they originate in. Potting soil is too rich and will kill the plants.

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Born in Ohio, USA, James Newsome is a photographer, designer, and writer. He worked as a landscaper for seven years as well as attending Wright state University for Fine Arts and the Art Institute of Pittsburgh for photography.