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I would like to thank the nursery and staff for the order I received this morning Wednesday 17th July . After placing my order on Sunday I began to have doubts ,this was due to a bad experience with a large producer of plug size bedding plants earlier this year . All the doubts have proved unfounded, not only did the order arrive on the day but it came early enough for me to pot the plants before going off to work .The size and quality of the plants are first class and are real value for money . Once we have finished clearing one of the overgrown flower beds our new plants will hopefully produce a good display for several years . Thank you
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Water Lettuce

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Pistia stratiotes

Looking like a floating head of lettuce with pale green foliage.

  • Valuable oxygenator.
  • Provides vital shade for fish
  • Efficient in combatting algae

Supplied as a bare root plant

Available from APPROXIMATELY June 2021

1 or more £3.25GBP each. Group & quantity discounts
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First discovered on the River Nile, near Lake Victoria, the water lettuce, also known as the water or Nile cabbage, floats on the surface of the pond. Its light green, deeply veined velvety leaves have no stems but its roots trail under the leaves, providing shelter for small fish.

  • Looks like a floating head of lettuce with soft, hairy leaves.
  • Happy in full sun or partial shade.
  • Leaves can be up to 10" (25 cms) long and 4" (10 cms) wide.
  • They provide shade and spawning areas for fish.
  • Water lettuce can oxygenate and clear water
  • It can prevent algal blooms.
  • Water lettuce plants readily send out runners and love to be crowded together (just remove some if there are too many).
  • They provide a valuable habitat for insect larvae and snails.
  • Susceptible to frost and do best in sheltered pools.
  • Can be overwintered indoors.
  • Larger fish may eat the roots.

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Available from APPROXIMATELY June 2021

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This product is subject to group discount if you are buying multiple products from the same pricing group. Other products in this group are...
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Plant Passport Registration Number: GB-34265