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Vallisneria

Vallisneria spp.

Vallisneria americana UMFS 3 by Fredlyfish4 (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Full Sun
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

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Vallisneria Overview

A genus of evergreen perennial submerged freshwater aquatic plants, commonly known as eelgrass, that are popular tropical and subtropical aquarium specimens. In the wild they are widely distributed in tropical regions of Asia, Africa, North America and Europe. They multiply by runners and are tolerant of most conditions including brackish water.

How to propagate Vallisneria

Division

Division in spring or summer.

Other uses of Vallisneria

Grown for their foliage. Is suitable for pools and aquariums (aquatic).