Persicaria hydropiper, Laksa Leaf (0.3m)
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Persicaria hydropiper, also known as Vietnamese coriander and Laksa Leaf, is a herb whose leaves are well known for using Southeast Asian cooking.
Water the plant generously and drain out excess water. This plant loves a lot of sunlight. You can place the herb pot at the window sill or if you have a balcony, place it there. It grows well in your backyard too. Fertilizer made of compost is good for the leaves.
- Sunlight: Direct sunlight and partial sunlight
- Water: Lots of water needed for watering
- Fertiliser: Keep plant in top form by feeding the plants every few weeks with a dilute solution of liquid fertilizer.
- Plant size: approx. 39.62cm (vary in sizes)
- Rootball size: 12cm x 12cm
- Pot type: Plant comes in brown landscape pot (with drainage hole)
* Product photo shown is for reference only. Actual plant colour, type, size and arrangement may differ from photo.
Soil for Potted Plants
Plants should be grown in fertilised potting mix. Make or buy a fertilised mix which consist of coco peat moss or coconut fiber (coir), vermiculite or perlite, compost and other ingredients. A lightweight soil for potted plants needs to provide good drainage, hold moisture, and give roots room to grow.
All plants depend on light for their survival, and making sure your potted plants get the right amount of light is key to keeping them happy. For both indoor and outdoor containers, group plants with similar light requirements. Don't mix shade lovers with sun lovers in a single pot; one or both of them will be unhappy, depending on where you place the pot.