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Ceratophyllum Genus

Hornwort

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)

Description

Ceratophyllum genus (Hornwort). This genus consists of deciduous, perennial, and submerged water plants. They are grown for their foliage.

Characteristics

Perennials, Succulents

Origin

Africa

Interest and use

Grown for their foliage.

Cultivation

They are fully to half hardy and will prefer an open sunny position but will tolerate shade.

Propagation

The propagation will occur naturally when the scaly young shoots or winter buds separate from main plants. Alternatively you can take stem cuttings in the growing season.

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