Entries Tagged ‘Aquatic plants’

Water Lettuce

The Water Lettuce (Pistia stratiotes) is a floating aquatic plant that is easy to grow in your ponds. It is well suited for beginners and will quickly cover your pond (Just like the Water Hyacinth) if you don’t maintain it regularly. Water Cabbage is another name given to this plant. Warning: The Water Lettuce is […]

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Hornwort – Ceratophyllum demersum

The Hornwort – Ceratophyllum demersum – also known as Coontail, is a floating aquatic plant which has no roots. It can be potted or buried in gravel where it will develop some root-like organs called rhizoids. It is a good plant for beginners as it is cheap, fast growing, and doesn’t require much light and […]

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