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Ludwigia palustris
Ludwigia palustris - Water Purslane
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An aquatic, tropical plant has clusters of very thin stems with oval, green leaves with reddish undersides and tiny yellow flowers in Spring and Summer. Ideal for full sun and part shade in aquariums and ponds, boggy areas, water bowls and pots. High light and nutrient levels with cause the plant to turn intensely red.

Size — 125mm
Growth Width — 60cm
Growth Height — 45cm
Frost Sensitive
Flower Colour — Yellow
Light Requirements — Full sun, Indirect sunlight, Morning Sun, Part Shade
Soil Requirements — Special potting mix
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Planting Advice

Incorporate planting compost such as Active 8, 50:50 with existing soil at time of planting, and water with Harvest once a week for the first 6 weeks. Keep well mulched.

Watering needs

Keep soil moist at all times.

Pruning Advice

Lightly prune regularly in the warmer months to maintain shape and size.