Duckweed

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WINTER HARDY PLANT - sold in 1 cup portions

Duckweed (Lemna minor) is a very small light green floating aquatic.  It has 1 to 3 leaves that measure about 1/8 inch in length.

Duckweed tends to grow in dense colonies in quiet water. It can be aggressive and is often found mixed in with Azolla.  Do not allow duckweed to completely cover the surface of the pond because this will greatly decrease the oxygen.

Duckweed helps control algae growth by reducing sunlight penetration.   It also absorbs the nutrients that would otherwise be utilized by algae.  The tiny root systems make an excellent cover for fry.  Fish love to eat duckweed.


We choose the best plants available and pack them in good quality material.  All product is dispatched upon receipt of an order. 

Plants will be shipped using Canada Post Xpress Post ONLY.  If you combine hardware with plants in your order, the entire order will be shipped Xpress Post AT YOUR COST.

Annuals are shipped as soon as there is no danger of frost; usually from 31 May onwards.