Water lettuce growing leaf plant of the genus Pistia also known as Pistia stratiotes, Water lettuce perennial evergreen or annual used as ornamental plant also edible, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropics, temperate, tropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 4+.
Water lettuce leaves
Leaves color green 5-30 cm elliptic with wavy structure the leaves grow in rosette
Flower white and small grow in the middle of the plant the flowers hidden
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Requirements for Water lettuce growing and care:
Wetland, rich nutrient water
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
In hot climate all year in colder area spring
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Collect the dead part
Size of the plant?
2-20cm, 1-8 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes (with water)
General information about the flower
Small White flower that grows hidden in the middle of the plant