oxygenating aquatic plant that lives immersed in water from 30 to 300 cm, the submerged leaves in addition to the filtering function provide refuge for young fish and aquatic insects. We recommend a density of 3 portions per square meter.
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|Planting depth from the surface of the water:||up to 1 meter|
|Height:||0 cm, on the water surface.|
|Spacing:||2 plants per square meter.|
|Type of soil:||Waterlogged|
|Sun Exposure:||Full sun to partial shade|
|Bloom Time:||May - July|
|Leaf color:||Green and red|
|Hardiness:||USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)|
|Ease of Growth:||Medium|
|Name of breeder:||Autoctona|
Myriophyllum spicatum (Yarrow of water) is a rhizomatous perennial aquatic plant native to Europe and Asia. lives immersed in water from 30 to 300 cm; forming submerged leaves that in addition to the filter function and oxygenation offer refuge to the fry of fish and aquatic insects. From May to July on the surface outcrops small red flowers whitish. It has fleshy roots that grow in the soil, colonizzandolo, it tends to form dense groups. It is present in almost all Italian although it is difficult to see. It prefers still waters and is found in lakes, ditches, rivers and streams, in a sunny and neutral ground. Also good as a plant for the aquarium. On sale from March to October only bare root (rhizome portion).