Will Fertilizer Help Duckweed Grow?

Duckweed (Lemna minor) is a rapidly spreading, aquatic perennial, free-floating plant that can be invasive, especially if fertilizer is applied to the growing site. It's dramatic foliage discourages algae growth.

Keywords: fertilizing duckweed, Lemna minor, duckweed growth

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Callie Barber has been writing professionally since 2002. Barber's love for design and writing inspired her to create Design Your Revolution, a blog that shares creative and affordable ways to decorate indoor and outdoor living environments. Her articles have appeared on Travels.com and GardenGuides.com. Barber holds a Bachelors of Arts in international studies from the University of North Carolina.