About Lizard's tail
Lizard's Tail is an emergent wetland plant. The common name comes from the appearance of the flowers and later the fruit. This plant occurs in swamps and shallow water and can be planted on the pond's edges or in the water. It can be propagated by seed or root division.
Also known as
Water-dragon, Dragon's tail and Swamp root
How to care for Lizard's tail
Lizard's tail needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Lizard's tail love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Lizard's tail does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Lizard's tail after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.