Frogbit

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WINTER HARDY PLANT - sold in 1 cup portions

Frogbit (Hydrocharis morsus-ranae) is also known as Common Frogbit or European Frogbit to distinguish it from the related American Frogbit.

It is a small floating aquatic with kidney shaped leaves and three-petalled with flowers.

The floating leaves grow in rosettes on the water surface, with the roots hanging down into the water.  It is fast growing and spreads rapidly by stolons, surviving the winter as dormant turions which rest on the bottom, rising again to the surface in spring.

Frogbit spreads vigorously on the water surface thereby controlling algae growth by reducing sunlight penetration.   It also absorbs the nutrients that would otherwise be utilized by algae. 


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.