The lettuce shaped leaves are soft & hairy. This plant spreads by sending out runners to form young plants. The fine roots give good cover for small fish. Pistia are not hardy and do best placed in sheltered pools.
Repotting or planting
We suggest 2-3 large floating plants per 1m²
Not hardy. Remove decaying plants after first frost. Very hard to overwinter as they must be placed in shallow water with soil at the base of the container. They should be kept in moderate light at a temperature e above 15°c. Very hard to overwinter.
Full sun to part shade
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