Dwarf sag is part of the Sagittaria genus and its scientific name is Sagittaria subulata.
Dwarf sag is a great plant for a begining aquatic gardener. It is undemanding and will adjust it’s growth to fit the tanks parameters. It grows fast and may quickly take over a small tank if not trimmed. It can tolertate brackish conditions. In the wild it may bloom from midsummer through winter.Dwarf sag grows as a perennial and is an aquatic. Being a perennial plant, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Expect blooming to occur in mid summer.
United States is believed to be where Dwarf sag originates from.
Dwarf sag is great for inexperienced gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.
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Max height depends on growing conditions. In some tanks it will stay under 2", in others it may exceed a foot.Plant in a location that enjoys artificial lighting and remember to water very often. Dwarf sag requires a sandy soil with a ph of 5.0 - 7.5 - it grows best in moderately acidic soil - weakly alkaline soil.
This plant reproduces by sending out runners.
These plants have been known to grow well alongside Dwarf sag so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Dwarf sag so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Dwarf sag plants:
Dwarf sagittaria, Narrow leaf sag, Awl-leaf arrowhead,
Sagittaria subulata (L.) Buchenau