Ludwigia palustris (Marsh Seedbox, Water Purslane)


Ludwigia palustris, Marsh Seedbox or Water Purslane, it is a creeping marsh plant that grows on the banks of ponds or in slow-flowing streams

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Additional information

Main characteristics

Ludwigia palustris is a creeping marsh plant with brown/reddish branches and green leaves. It grows both in water and in waterlogged soil


In summer, it produces tiny yellow-green flowers

Flowering period

In summer

Planting depth

It can live either in waterlogged soil, at a depth of -15 cm in pond banks, or submerged in an aquarium

Plant height

About 10 cm

Soil to use

Field soil with 2/3 tablets of Osmocote fertilizer near the rhizome


Full direct sun for at least 6 hours in the middle hours of the day

PH tolerated

Acidic, neutral or basic (alkaline): 6 to 8

Frost Resistance

it fears harsh winters and cannot withstand ice in contact with roots


Native plant of Europe

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