Trapa natans Water chestnut

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Leaf cover shades the surface which helps prevent the growth of algae. Trapa reproduce by forming nuts which sink to the bottom in the autumn. These nuts are called Water Chestnuts and used in Chinese dishes.

Repotting or planting

We suggest 2-3 large floating plants per 1m²

Care instructions

Allow to die back naturally. In warm summers they will produce nuts that will survive at the bottom of the pond to produce new plants the following season

Colour

White

Growth rate

Medium

Flowers

Aug-Sept

Sun/shade

Full sun to part shade

Season

Spring

Measurements in centimetres

Height Min -Max

15-30

Spread Min-Max

10-20

PLANT TYPE

Floating

FLOWER COLOUR

White

SUN/SHADE

Full sun to part shade

SEASON

Spring

HEIGHT MIN

15

HEIGHT MAX

30

DEPTH MIN

0

DEPTH MAX

0

SPREAD MIN

10

SPREAD MAX

20

FLOWER TIME

Aug & Sep

POT SIZE

Pack of 10, Pack of 5