Azolla filiculoides


A filigree swimming fern with tiny shoots. Outdoors, it usually turns reddish - a nice contrast to other green floating plants. Similar to many floating plants, the stock must be reduced again and again so that the shading does not become too strong.




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Plant profile

Genus: Azolla
Species: filiculoides
Family: Salviniaceae
Origin: America
Light: high - medium
Temperature: 18-28°C
Growth rate: moderate
Area: Supporting plants
Height: 1 cm
pH: 5-8
Water hardness: soft to hard
Co2: atmosphere
Propagation: division