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    water cress

    Hi, does any one know how long can water cress last? mine keep growing very well then often slowly die after couple of months.....



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    I think it can last indefinitely if there are enough nutrients in the water for it to feed on, and the pond is not too cold.

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    Have you used a blanket weed treatment? The way they work means that many of them are mildly toxic to all plants.

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    I think I read on Manky's Web page that you need to thin it out so it keeps on growing strongly. Do you thin yours or leave it to overrun itself?

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    Hi all, thanks for the reply, no, i don't use any treatment for the pond, no blanket weed either. I have cut them down abit and is still growing so will see how long this batch will last 😊

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    I tend to cut mine back once a month, and has been growing well since early April.

 

 

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