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Elodea canadensis

Elodea canadensis

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

4m

Max

2.5m

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Elodea canadensis Overview

A floating perennial water-plant native to Canada and North America. Has branching stems up to 4m long and small, curling, translucent leaves. This plant is grown in water for the large amounts of oxygen and the shelter it provides.

How to propagate Elodea canadensis

Cuttings

Propagate by division or from cuttings in summer.

Division

Other uses of Elodea canadensis

Aquatic, marshes, shelter