HYDROCHARIS MORSUS-RANAE (Frogbit)

£5.00

Bare Root

Not available
  • 25-44cm
  • 45cm+
  • Sunny
  • Partially Shaded
Common Name - Frogbit

Supplied in - Bareroot (1 portion = 3 plantlets) See image 3

Planting Depth - <p>Suitable for shelf depth 14-22cm (approx 6-9”)</p> <p>Suitable for shelf depth 23-44cm (approx 10-17”)</p> <p>Suitable for shelf depth 45cm+ (approx 18”+)</p>   (Just drop into your pond at any of these depths)

Colour - Floating plant with pale green/olive coloured leaves and (when established) white flowers approx 2cm (1/2") across

Flowers - June - August

Spread - Each leaf 2cm (approx 1/2") 

Aspect - Sunny/Partially Shaded

Origin - British Native

Care Tips - Before Hydrocharis Morsus Ranae (Frogbit) disappears to the bottom of the pond for winter. It's advisable to collect some of the plant growth in a bucket if you are going to do an Autumn pond clean out. The buds of Frogbit are apple pip size, and can easily be removed by accident. See image 4

Extra info - Available only from June - September. Floats freely on the pond surface in Summer and then drops down and overwinters on pond floor as dormant buds. 

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