Curly Leaf Water Lettuce (Pistia sp.)
Curly Leaf water lettuce is a compact variety of water lettuce. The leaves are ruffled and the rosettes can grow 6" to 8" across. Curly Leaf Water lettuce prefers some shade in hotter climates. This popular floating plant provides shade and helps control algae by absorbing nutrients. Water temperatures must be 65 degrees when adding this floating pond plant to your water garden. Water lettuce will not tolerate freezing temperatures or cold water. When exposed to cold, the leaves will turn white and rot. A popular choice for water gardens that are located in shade or part shade.
MINIMUM QUANTITY OF CURLY LEAF WATER LETTUCE IS 3
Curly Leaf Water Lettuce (Pistia sp)
Hardiness Zone: 9-11
Light Requirements: Full sun to part shade Height: 4" -6"
Water Lettuce is restricted in AL, CA, FL, MS, PR, SC, TX, WI. May be substituted with Giant Sensitive Plant or Frogbit, if ordered and it is illegal for the nursery to ship. Depending on which location your order ships from. Please Contact us with any questions.
Water Lettuce is regulated in some states. - Never release these plants into public lakes or waterways. Know your state laws when ordering pond plants.