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Pistia stratiotes (Floating Aquatic)Water Lettuce

Tender Perennial

What is Tender Perennial?
A plant that lives for more than two years.
Susceptible to damage or death at temperatures below 5C.

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Height Up to 30cm (11.8in)
Spread Up to 20cm (7.9in)

Tender Perennial

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Sun or semi shade

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Description
This tender floating aquatic is perfect for tropical indoor pools. Commonly known as Water lettuce, it forms rosettes of softly hairy foliage that sit at the water’s surface with the fine roots suspended beneath. Pistia stratiotes multiplies via runners to form floating colonies, which offer excellent shade and cover for fish. This tender perennial is best grown in very sheltered outdoor ponds or frost free indoor ponds at a temperature of 15°c (59F) or above. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 20cm (16"). Planting depth: Zones 2, 3 & 4 floating on water's surface.


5 large floating pistia plants (78393)

How to Grow
Pistia is a floating aquatic. Simply place the rosettes on the surface of the water in the required positions. Grow Pistia in full light in very sheltered outdoor ponds or frost free indoor ponds at a temperature of 15C (59F) or above.
More Info
Pistia is not hardy and often difficult to overwinter. It is therefore generally treated as an annual in the UK. Remove decaying plants after the first frosts.
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