Proserpinaca Palustris

Common Name: Mermaid Weed, Marsh Mermaid Weed This is a unique stem plant with saw-toothed edges on the leaves.  Colors can range from a bright solid red to a lighter golden green coloration depending on lighting and nutrients.  The leaves turn more red when dosing iron supplements in your tank.    This plant acts as a...Read more

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Common Name: Mermaid Weed, Marsh Mermaid Weed

This is a unique stem plant with saw-toothed edges on the leaves.  Colors can range from a bright solid red to a lighter golden green coloration depending on lighting and nutrients.  The leaves turn more red when dosing iron supplements in your tank.   

This plant acts as a great background coverage, especially in a Dutch style aquascape where the unique leaves can add a great contrast to other plants.  

Propagation is simple and straightforward like other stem plants.  Simply cut along the stem and replant the cuttings. 

Family Name: Haloragaceae

Origin:North America

Height: 4-12”

pH: 6.5-7.5

Care: Easy to Moderate

Light: Medium to High

Co2: Required 

Propagation: Cut stem and replant

Growth rate: Moderate to Fast

 

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