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Marsilea drummondii
Marsilea drummondii - Nardoo
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This native tropical, aquatic fern has green, upright leaves which float on the water surface when plants are submerged to 60cm deep. Flowers in winter, fruits in spring, which is edible and ground into a flour used in indigenous cooking. Very drought tolerant in areas of seasonal flooding and is ideal for full sun and part shade.

Size — 125mm
Growth Width — 1m
Growth Height — 60cm
Drought Tolerant
Frost Tolerant
Fruiting Period — Spring
Light Requirements — Full sun, Indirect sunlight, Morning Sun, Part Shade
Soil Requirements — Clay soil, Sandy soil, Special potting mix, Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

Use a quality Native mix.

Watering needs

Keep soil moist at all times.

Pruning Advice

Remove damaged or yellowing leaves as they occur.