Small floating aquatic fern looking like moss. It is small in size but form large, dense clusters of seedlings. Very useful in the pond, as oxygenating plant and nitrogen-fixing. We recommend a density of 3 clumps of plants per square meter.
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|Planting depth from the surface of the water:||0 cm, on the water surface|
|Height:||0 cm, on the water surface.|
|Sun Exposure:||Full sun to partial shade|
|Leaf color:||Green and red|
|Hardiness:||USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 °C (5 °F)|
|Ease of Growth:||Easy|
|Name of breeder:||Autoctona|
The Azolla caroliniana is a water fern, looking like moss. it is small in size but form large, dense clusters of seedlings. The Azolla caroliniana does not have special needs, living both in full sun to shade and tolerates low temperatures.
It is known to be a water oxygenating plant with small leaves of varying length between 5 and 10 mm, a variable color from dark green to red in winter. Is still cultivated in Asia as a natural bio-fertilizer, renowned for his ability to fix nitrates (v. General characteristics dell'Azolla), decreasing the use of natural or artificial fertilizers in rice fields.
For sale only in bare root from March to October.