Pistia Stratiotes- BRITISH GROWN AND RAISED-loose plants
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Pistia Stratiotes- BRITISH GROWN AND RAISED-loose plants

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Height: 10 cm

Water lettuce. Tropical floating plant. BRITISH RAISED AND GROWN, (so wont wilt or burn when put outside) Excellent surface cover removing excess nitrates out of the water and starving out algae. Excellent protection for small fish and wildlife. Suitable for small sunny ponds in the summer but needs to be over wintered in a heated greenhouse. Height 10 cm above water.

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Pistia Stratiotes- BRITISH GROWN AND RAISED-loose plants

Product Information

Water lettuce. Tropical floating plant. BRITISH RAISED AND GROWN (so wont wilt or burn when put outside) Excellent annual surface cover removing excess nitrates out of the water and starving out algae. These pond plants provide excellent protection for small fish and wildlife. NOT FROST HARDY. Suitable for small sunny ponds in the summer but need to be over wintered in a heated greenhouse. Height 10 cm above water.

Aquatic Soil

Aquatic soil is heavy in weight an will therefore increase the cost of postage and packing. Heavy sand or clay based top soil from your back garden will make a fine planting substrate, molehill soil is even better. NEVER use peat based soil or your plants will float up out of your newly planted baskets/planting bags.

Aquatic Top Gravel

Aquatic gravel is heavy in weight and will therefore increase the cost of postage and packing. Top gravel is used as a decorative finish or as an added protection and deterrent to inquisitive/plant destructive koi-carp and other large fish. We only sell 4-6mm grade aquatic gravel as any grade larger will inhibit plant growth. NEVER place large pebbles or stones on top of your Aquatic Planting Baskets

Uses & Conditions For Plants

Floating Leaves and Surface Cover
Full Sun
Nitrate Removing Plant
Non-Invasive
Partial Shade
Plants to attract Amphibians
Suitable for Natural Clay or Silt Planting
Suitable for patio water-gardening
Suitable for Swimming Ponds

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