Stratiotes aloides growing leaf plant herbaceous of the genus Stratiotes also known as Water soldiers plant or Water pineapple plant, Stratiotes aloides perennial evergreen plant used as ornamental water plant, can grow in temperate, subtropical, mediterranean climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 4-10a
Leaves color green in spear shape with little spine on the margin of the leaves, leaves grow in rosette structure.
Stratiotes aloides flower
Flower color white in saucer shape, plants dioecious male and female flowers on separate plants.
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Requirements for Stratiotes aloides growing and care:
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring / Summer / Autumn in warmer climate
Pests and diseases:
Fish (eat the roots)
How to prune:
Size of the plant:
10-40cm, 4-16 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full sun / Half shade / Full shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower:
Saucer white flowers, plants dioecious male and female flowers on separate plants.