Trapa natans

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The water nut - also native to Germany - is under nature protection! It is a very decorative floating plant with a rosette-like leaf position. Trapa natans can winter in the garden pond with a nut that sinks to the bottom and forms new shoots in spring.

 

 

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Plant profile

Genus: Trapa
Species: natans
Family: Lythraceae
Origin: Europe
Light: high - medium
Temperature: 1-28°C
Growth rate: moderate
Area: Supporting plants
Height: 1 cm
pH: 5-8
Water hardness: soft to hard
Co2: atmosphere
Propagation: runners