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Elodea canadensis

Aquatic Plant very robust, easy to grow, which is well suited to be grown successfully in each tank. Thanks to its great power is great to be included in oxygenating water basins recently fitted going to steal nutrients to counter the growth of unicellular algae.

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5,00 €

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Size:Medium size
Planting depth from the surface of the water:up to 1 meter
Height:0 cm, on the water surface.
Spacing:3 plants per square meter..
Type of soil:Waterlogged
Sun Exposure:Full sun to partial shade
Leaf color:Green
Hardiness:USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 °C (-40 °F)
Ease of Growth:Easy

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Elodea canadensis is an oxygenating plant, aquatic and rhizomatous. Has an erect about 20 cm long stem, the leaves are arranged in opposite position and are characterized by a serrated edge that allows the plant to be anchored to the seabed as not to be dragged by the current, it is able to form a particularly dense group. It 'a plant rather leathery and its rapid growth provides an excellent oxygen support. Suitable for rapid vegetation of water basins where new construction can effectively slow down the development of unicellular algae. And 'widespread in North America, Australia and New Zealand. In nature it grows finds its habitat in lakes, swamps, or pools of water stops, also brackish, or crossed by a gentle stream.

Not sensitive to frost.

For sale only in bare root from March to October.

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Elodea canadensis

Elodea canadensis

Aquatic Plant very robust, easy to grow, which is well suited to be grown successfully in each tank. Thanks to its great power is great to be included in oxygenating water basins recently fitted going to steal nutrients to counter the growth of unicellular algae.