The ideal for a Venus fly trap is in the acidic range of 4.
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The impact of peat extraction on the environment - both in terms of habitat destruction and global warming - means that some growers are moving towards peat-free mixes.
They evolved to grow in damp, low-nutrient soil, and giving them bottled, filtered, or tap water can result in a build-up of minerals that will eventually kill your Venus Flytrap.
Nectar within the trap is the bait that draws an insect in to its death.