Proserpinaca Palustris "MERMAID WEED" Bunch Plant
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.
Remove tissue culture gel before planting. Simply wash the gel away or soak the plant in water and squeeze the gel off with your fingers.
Family Name: Haloragaceae
Origin: North America
Care: Easy to Moderate
Light: Medium to High
Propagation: Cut stem and replant
Growth rate: Moderate to Fast