carnivorous plants have become a popular pet for many.

Some of them sold as pets are -

  1. tropical pitcher plants
  2. pitcher plants
  3. venus flytrap
  4. drosera capensis
  5. sundews
  6. trumpet pitchers

They are also available online from major e-commerce sites.

So, my question is -

Will questions regarding pet carnivorous plants fall within the scope of the site?

2 Answers 2


In my opinion, no. They are not animals.

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    I guess this means question about Pet Rocks are out as well. Jan 28, 2019 at 17:17
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    @JamesJenkins hmmmm, tricky. Now I'm reconsidering my answer ;)
    – JAD
    Jan 28, 2019 at 18:28

I think no, since it is not the best place for questions about 'non-animals'. Posters are more likely to get useful answers (that is, answers from users with lots of relevant experience), by posting about plants on Gardening and Landscaping SE.

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