Elodea canadensis (Canadian Pondweed)

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E. canadensis is a semi-evergreen, aquatic perennial with a cluster of branched, submerged stems bearing dense, recurved, dark green leaves.

Native to

North America

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Habit

Spreading

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COLOUR

Flower

Insignificant or absent in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


HOW TO CARE

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free

Diseases

Generally disease free

General care

Pruning

Trim back throughout summer and cut to within 30cm of the container in autumn.

WHERE TO GROW

Elodea canadensis (Canadian pondweed ) will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 1m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Aquatic

Cultivation

Grow in loamy soil in an aquatic planting basket in a pond in full sun. Thrives in cool water. Often remains green in winter, overwintering under ice. Suitable for use as an oxygenator in aquariums. Listed on Schedule 9 of the UK Wildlife and Countryside Act as an invasise, non-native species. Though it is sold in the UK, those planting E. canadensis should take great care with managing it.

Soil type

Loamy

Soil drainage

Pond/In water

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

COLOUR

Flower

Insignificant or absent in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


HOW TO CARE

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free

Diseases

Generally disease free

General care

Pruning

Trim back throughout summer and cut to within 30cm of the container in autumn.

WHERE TO GROW

Elodea canadensis (Canadian pondweed ) will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 1m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Aquatic

Cultivation

Grow in loamy soil in an aquatic planting basket in a pond in full sun. Thrives in cool water. Often remains green in winter, overwintering under ice. Suitable for use as an oxygenator in aquariums. Listed on Schedule 9 of the UK Wildlife and Countryside Act as an invasise, non-native species. Though it is sold in the UK, those planting E. canadensis should take great care with managing it.

Soil type

Loamy

Soil drainage

Pond/In water

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun