Proserpinaca Palustris

Aquatic Plants
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A unique stem plant with saw-toothed edged leaves. Its colors range from bright solid reds to light golden greens depending on the choice of lighting and nutrients dosed. Dosing iron will result in redder leaves. The plant is commonly used as a background plant due to its large amount of coverage - especially in Dutch style planted tanks.

Propagation is simple like other stem plants: just cut the stem and replant the trimmings.

Common Name Marsh Mermaid Weed
Care Easy to Moderate
Lighting Medium to High
CO2 Required
Suggested Placement Background
Propagation Trim and plant stems
Growth Rate Moderate to Fast
Height 4-12"

Ultum Nature Systems tissue culture plants are grown in-vitro by laboratories who specialize in propagating aquatic plants. There is a huge selection of plant species that have been propagated this way. This is truly the best option for those who want absolutely zero unwanted pests, algae and pesticides. This makes them perfect for shrimp keepers and any planted tank enthusiasts alike.

NOTE: It is important to remove the tissue culture agar gel before planting. Simply wash the gel away, divide, and plant.

Shipping, Returns and Refunds
Live plants are shipped Monday - Friday for all west coast orders. For all remaining states, live plants will only be shipped Monday through Wednesday and Friday to ensure they arrive at your doorstep 100% healthy.

Rimless aquariums will be shipped throughout the week via UPS or Fedex Ground. For more information, please visit our FAQ page.

Hard goods can be returned up to 14 days after receipt of purchase. Buyer is responsible for return shipping.

Due to its nature, we are unable to accept returns for live plants. In the unlikely event you are unsatisfied in any way, please contact us ASAP. We provide 100% DOA (Dead On Arrival) protection.

To be eligible for a refund/store credit, please contact us within 12 hours of receiving it and provide a photo of the item in its original packaging.

No worries, we’ll take care of everything as long as it fits the guidelines above.

Most answers to general questions can be found on our FAQ page.
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