The world's widest selection of Carnivorous Plants and Seeds for sale on the web
Latest Triffid Arrivals
MARCH 2021 New Spring Selections Arriving Soon.....
Recent Seed Arrivals:
Drosophyllum lusitanicum seeds just harvested...August 2020
Several new Nepenthes sps - seed harvested Sept 2020.
Sept 2020 - This years fresh VFT seed harvest now on the website!!!
Winter Special Offer..
Free Sundew Hibernaculum (Dormant Resting Bud) of Drosera filiformis with any PLANT ORDER!We are now offering a FREE SUNDEW Dormant Resting Bud from the Threadleaf sundew, Drosera filiformis with any PLANT Order!!
Just write CLAIM BUD in the Substitutions section when ordering and we will add the free Sundew to your Order. Hibernaculum will be sent Bare-rooted. On arrival, simply pot up the Resting Bud in normal CP soil Mix, keep damp and wait until Spring when the Resting Bud will jump into action producing beautiful long, thread-like leaves over 12cms tall!
New Customers GalleryTriffid Nurseries has many satisfied customers all over the world and we have recently decided to start up a Customers Gallery where you can send us a picture of you and your favourite carnivorous plants! If you would like to appear in the Gallery simply email me via this website and attach your photo! To view the gallery, click here.
Welcome to Triffid Nurseries - The Carnivorous Plant Store
STOP PRESS>>>ALL EU PLANT ORDERS HAVE HAD TO SUSPENDED DUE TO THE CURRENT PANDEMIC/BREXIT SITUATION>>> WE ARE UNABLE TO SEND OUT ANY PLANT ORDERS TO EU COUNTRIES UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE>>>> MANY APOLOGIES>>>> (SEED ORDERS ARE UNAFFECTED CAN STILL BE SENT HOWEVER)>>>UK PLANT ORDERS ARE UNAFFECTED.
We now send out all UK Plant orders using DPD Local!!! Faster, Safer, Better Parcel Handling and Traceability.
Plant Buyers....During the winter many CP sps go DORMANT. Some die right back to root stock, whilst others reduce in size and/or form hibernacula (resting buds). Please bear this in mind when placing orders from November to March. ALSO : Venus Fly Traps make awful Xmas presents for the same reason!
Seed Buyers...We strongly recommend that you select the 'Tracking' option when placing your seed order (located under Shipping Options) since refunds cannot be made for "missing/undelivered" packets unless the original packet has been returned to us.
Triffid Nurseries, founded in 1999, supplies a wide range of quality carnivorous plants and seeds suitable for both the enthusiast and beginner alike. We are very proud to boast the largest selection of carnivorous plant seeds held in stock, on the web! Well over 250 different species, hybrids, clones and varieties.
Triffid Nurseries is located in Suffolk in a purpose-built, Kader growhouse covering over 3700 sq. feet - all dedicated to the fascinating world of carnivorous plants - The Food Chain in Reverse!
The vast majority of our business is mail order with seed orders dispatched worldwide and plants sent throughout Britain and Europe. We regret that we are unable to send live plants outside of Europe.
PLEASE NOTE that visits to the Nursery are by APPOINTMENT ONLY, so please call or email us to arrange a suitable time.
All Plants are sent BARE-ROOTED (except Pygmy sundews & temperate Utrics)
Please note that ALL PLANT ORDERS are made up each WEEKEND and despatched on the first Monday after your order is received.
For ALL Orders for EU Destinations we strongly recommend that you purchase the TRACKED option for your parcel (This can be found under the SHIPPING OPTIONS section.)
PLANT BUYERS: During the autumn and winter months most of the plants (except Nepenthes) will go through into their winter dormant state. This means they are smaller, less spectacular, pitcher-less or even just root stock, rhizome or hibernaculae. As a result they can look somewhat underwhelming compared to their summer glory! Please bear this in mind when buying plants at this time of year. New growth will of course resume in the spring. Similarly, VENUS FLY TRAPS make awful Xmas presents for the same reason!
NEWS: I am afraid that we can no longer send seeds to Japan due to Japanese Import Regulations.
If you have any concern about your order, please email us directly.
If you can't find what you are looking for, email us and we will do our best to source it for you.
ALSO AVAILABLE - Soil mixes specificially for Carnivorous Plants
Superb Collection of Antique Carnivorous Plant prints and lithographs available for the true Collector.
New range of Triffid Classic Botanic T-shirts now instock and ready for Summer!
We are very proud to have created a range of T-shirts featuring some stunning antique prints from the mid 19th Century that illustrate 3 iconic carnivorous plants. There is the Venus Fly Trap drawn by Curtis in 1847, Cephalotus as illustrated by Louis Van Houtte in 1845 and finally Nepenthes madagascariensis and associated fauna from 1837. All are in fabulous full colour printed on to 100% white cotton t-shirts. Wear something special this Summer!! ... More >>
Growing Nepenthes from seed.
Recently we have been able to source some fantastically rare and more importantly, fresh Nepenthes seeds from some experienced growers abroad. Species like N.lowii, edwardsiana and more recently, N. macrophylla have all been offered and have generated much interest.