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Potamogeton praelongus

Long-stalked pondweed

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Features

  • Growth HabitWater plant
  • Flower ColourWhite, cream
  • Leaf ColourOlive green

Description

Potamogeton praelongus (Long-stalked pondweed). This species grows as a wild flower in Britain and northern Europe.

Characteristics

Perennial, Herbaceous or Aquatic

Other common names

Pondweed

Origin

Britain & Northern Europe

Interest and use

Is suitable for cold-water pools and aquariums (aquatic).

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They grow in full sun in any pond or slow-moving stream. You can propagate from cuttings in late spring or early summer.

Propagation

Propagate from cuttings in late spring or early summer.

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