Pistia stratiotes 'Water lettuce'
plants and garden
The lettuce shaped leaves are soft & hairy. This plant spreads by sending out runners to form young plants. The fine roots give good cover for small fish. Pistia are not hardy and do best placed in sheltered pools.
Growth - Medium
Height - 10cm to 30cm
Spread - 10cm to 20cm
Position - Full sun to part shade
Not hardy. Remove decaying plants after first frost. Very hard to overnight as they must be placed in shallow water with soil at the base of the container. They should be kept in moderate light at a temperature above 15°c. Very hard to overwinter.
Your plants will be picked and packed carefully to ensure they arrive to your door alive and fresh. Please unpack orders as soon as possible.
During the "Available Season" we aim to deliver all orders between Tuesday and Friday. According to our stock availability orders might be placed on hold until plants are in a suitable condition to be sent or in case you have placed an order out of Available Season. We will keep you informed via email about a delivery date.
Our couriers will leave orders with a neighbour or in a cool shaded area if there is no one at the address provided.
Please note that we only ship to the UK.