Nymphoides aquatica, also known as the Banana Plant or Banana Lily, is a unique foreground or mid-ground plant that is well known for its tubers that resemble a bunch of bananas. It can be left to float or planted into the substrate, but be sure to not bury the plant’s tubers more than ¼ inch in the substrate. It is a resilient plant that can tolerate various conditions, including low light, and thus it is generally a beginner-friendly plant.

Banana Lily Plant (Nymphoides Aquatica)

    • Care: easy
    • Co2: not required
    • Growth rate: slow-moderate
    • Placement: foreground or mid-ground
    • Lighting requirements: low-moderate
    • Color: green
    • Propagation: runners
    • Max size: 6 inches
    • Preferred Fertilizer:  Liquid 


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