South Bay Traps & Garden Supplies

Shipping Rare Carnivorous Plants & Discount Garden Supplies Nationwide

Our primary location for all growing and shipping is located in Manhattan Beach, a coastal city in S. Los Angeles, Ca.  Southern California provides prime growing conditions year round allowing us to propagate, grow and distribute thousands of rare Venus Flytraps, Sundews and Tropical Pitcher Plants each year.  Depending on the season, we'll be loaded up all sorts of Dionaea, Nepenthes, Drosera, Sarracenia, Cephalotus, Heliamphora, Pinguicula, Darlingtonia, DrosophyllumCarnivorous Bromeliads, Fun Plants & even rare ready to plant Organic Heirloom Vegetable seedlings. Our garden supply store is located just 10 minutes from the Los Angeles airport. We guarantee your plants will be delivered fast and in excellent condition. If you have any questions or are looking for something rare that is not on our website send an email to

Carnivorous Plant Sizing and Condition :

Regardless of what time of year it is we do not ship plants that are not ready to be placed into their ideal growing conditions. This means you do not have to worry about hardening off or acclimating any of our plants, regardless of size. 

About the Owner

Mike Aronesty is an avid gardener experienced in all aspects of horticulture, including organic gardening, indoor growing, and hydroponics.  Many of the techniques he uses to grow carnivorous plants have been adopted from hydroponics and modified to provide perfect growing conditions without damaging the plants.  Although Mike does propagate clones of his plants from tissue culture, it is his belief that divisions and cuttings make for stronger plants. Therefore, he allows his mother plants to grow unrestricted. His online supply excludes cultivars that can easily be mistaken for others so instead we only offer ones that exhibit vigorous growth, unique shape, and brilliant colors that distinguish them from the rest. Nearly all profit is used to attain and grow new varieties so Email if you are looking for a specific species or variety that is not listed online. If you have something rare, you are welcome to inquire about trading.

Venus Flytraps Growing Indoords

"We have over 800 flytraps growing inside under high intensity Kind LED Grow Lights at all times."

Venus Flytrap Tissue Cultures

"Venus Flytraps fresh out of tissue culture acclimating to less humidity prior to transplanting"

Carnivorous Plants Growing Outside

"Southbay Traps | A mixed variety of Carnivorous Plants placed outside our greenhouse for feeding"