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The world's widest selection of Carnivorous Plants and Seeds for sale on the web

Latest Triffid Arrivals
New VFT Clones Available

New Plants:  

January 2022 - The Cobra Lily is back!!

May 2022 - Many more great species added to the Triffid Shop!!

June 2022...VFT - Triffid Nemesis has arrived!!!

New Pygmy Sundew species added.

 Recent Seed Arrivals:

August 2021 - Drosera ascendens 'Giant Red Form' seeds now harvested.   Utricularia gibba seed harvested 22.8.21 also available.

Sept 2021 - VFT seed harvest now available - loads of new clones added!

Summer Special Offer
FREE Drosera binata plant

Free Sundew Plant - Drosera binata with any PLANT ORDER!

We are now offering a FREE sundew plant of Drosera binata with any PLANT Order!!

Just write CLAIM BINATA in the Substitutions section when ordering and we will add the free plant to your Order. On arrival, simply pot up the sundew into CP soil mix and place pot in a dish of RAINWATER.  Do NOT use tap water!!


New Customers Gallery

Triffid 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



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.

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)

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IMPORTANT...Please read....

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.

Triffid Blog

New range of Triffid Classic Botanic T-shirts now instock and ready for Summer!

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.

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.
To successfully germinate these Nepenthes seeds requires very specific conditions and, in my opinion, some degree of experience too, and I am always being asked how best to cultivate them.
I usually refer people to either our Trif ... More >>