Water Chestnut is an aquatic rush-like plant which grows in full sun and thrives in soil covered with 10 – 30 cm of water. Erect, narrow, tube-shaped leaves shoot from an edible corm.
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Availability date: 12/10/2013
The plant reproduces suckering plants from the corm and can also be propagated from seed. The small round reddish-brown corms have a sweet crispy white flesh and are harvested at the end of the growing season after the leaves have died back.
|Size||Small shrub (to 1m)|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|