Aquatic Plants
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Aquatic Plant Fertilizing

Zone Melbourne Florida | Anonymous added on November 20, 2019 | Answered

Hello, I am growing the plant "Egeria densa" and I am confused on how to fertilize this plant. I am doing an experimentation utilizing liquid fertilizers and would like some advice on how to fertilize submerged aquatic plants like this one.

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on November 20, 2019

Aquatic plants get their nutrition through the leaves from the water, instead of their roots like above-ground plants. Depending on the plant there are three types: liquid, tablet and granular. A slow release form is generally recommended. Here is more info:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/water-plants/wgen/oxygenating-pond-plants.htm

https://www.extension.iastate.edu/smallfarms/water-gardens-aquatic-plants

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