Nasturtium aquaticum

£3.20

  Watercress

Our native variety of  is just brilliant at competing with blanket weed!  It grows along the margins, has lime green foliage and tiny white flowers in late Spring and uses up all the nutrients that blanket weed feeds on.  It’s a really helpful addition, especially where blanket weed is a problem.

 

Description

Rorrippa nastutium aquaticum grows along the margins, has lime green foliage and tiny white flowers in late Spring and competes effectively for the nutrients that blanket weed feeds on.  It’s a really helpful addition, especially where blanket weed is a problem.

Top tip: Can be planted in with other larger marginals.  When the nutrient level has dropped and blanket weed is naturally suppressed, the nasturtium will disappear.

Height: 0-5cm

Propagation: Divide plantlets.

Depth of water over the soil: 0-5cm

Planting: Plant into 5lt planting crate using heavy garden loam or Westland Aquatic Soil