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Wolffia Genus

Duckweed

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • WaterMoist

Description

Wolffia genus (Duckweed). This genus consists of about 8 species of floating, aquatic perennials, which produce tiny bright green leaves, as well as minute, green flowers. They are half hardy, need a sunny position, and you should remove excess plantlets when necessary. Propagation is by redistribution of plantlets as required.

Characteristics

Perennials, Herbaceous or Aquatics

Interest and use

Grown for their curiosity value as the smallest known flowering plant.

Cultivation

They will vary in hardiness depending on the species, they are easily grown in any still water with sun or partial-shade. You can propagate by division. Remove excess plantlets as required.

Propagation

Redistribution of plantlets as required.

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