How to grow Azolla

Azolla growing water fern leaf water plant of the genus Azolla also known as Water fern, Azolla perennial evergreen cold annual used as ornamental ground cover plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropics, temperate, tropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 7+.

Azolla leaves

Leaves color green and can be red glossy 1-2 cm elliptic with velvet structure the leaf hairy and grow in group of three, pair and one of the leaf function as root.

Azolla for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy

Buy Now in E-bay

How to grow Azolla growing and care:

Aquatic environment

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Spore

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Aggressive, invasive

Planting season:
Spring in colder climate and tropic all year

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Collect the dead part

Size of the plant?
0.5-1 cm, 0.15-0.5 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Water requirement:
Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Half Shade / Full Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Scientific name:



Leaf color

Ornamental parts

Plant growing speed

Plant life-form

Plant uses

Planting season

Plants sun exposure

Watering plants

Hardiness zone