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Cardamine lyrata (Japanese cress) - Aqua Essentials
Cardamine lyrata (Japanese cress) - Aqua Essentials
Cardamine lyrata (Japanese cress) - Aqua Essentials
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Cardamine lyrata (Japanese cress)

Model:P2020267 1075

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£6.99
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£6.99
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Quick Facts

Rating: Easy

Common name: Japanese Cress / Water Cress

Origin: Asia

Position in Aquarium: Midground

Grows up to (cm): 40 cm

Pot Size: 5 cm

Growth rate: Fast

Plant Sizes

Just wanted to give you a heads up that the image of the plant you'll be receiving is just an example of what you can expect. Each plant is unique and may vary in size and shape, so it won't be an exact match to the photo. If we provide a size guide, keep in mind that it's just an estimate and that plants can vary in size depending on the time of year.

Our Delivery Promise to you

If you choose Express Delivery, we will replace any plants that are damaged due to delays. Express Delivery is a fast, trackable, and reliable option with a one hour delivery window. It also ensures that the plants will arrive in the same condition as when they left our facility. If you choose a different postage option, such as Tracked 24 or Tracked 48, you will not be covered for any damages due to delays and will assume the risk yourself if the plants do not arrive in good condition. Express Delivery includes an insurance policy, which may cost more but provides added peace of mind.



If you order before 4pm we dispatch the same working day (Mon-Fri). Shipping prices start at £4.99 depending on the speed of delivery required.

Cardamine lyrata is found in the marsh lands of Japan but adapts very well to life under water. In fact it grows very quickly and for this reason, it's popular with hobbyists who want rapid growth in a short period of time (for example in the start up when uptake of nutrients is very important).

It's very simple to grow and it will trail along your substrate. You will need to maintain it, simply trim and re-plant. In cooler temperatures the leaves are large and in warmer water, they become small.

Cardamine lyrata (Japanese cress) - Aqua Essentials
Cardamine lyrata (Japanese cress) - Aqua Essentials
Cardamine lyrata (Japanese cress) - Aqua Essentials
Cardamine lyrata (Japanese cress) - Aqua Essentials
Cardamine lyrata (Japanese cress)

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    Fast shipping. If you order before 4pm Mon-Fri, we'll ship the same day. Whoooosh.

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Product details

1. Delivery Information

How much does shipping cost?
Shipping starts from £4.99 up to 5kgs on a tracked 48 service. If you want it faster (recommended for plants) then choose Tracked 24 £6.99) or DPD Express Delivery (£8.99).

How long does shipping take?
Not long in general. DPD is the fastest service available and if you order before pm we'll dispatch the same working day. DPD aim to get the parcel to you in 1-2 working days (excluding bank holidays).

Is there tracking available?

Sure but only once your chosen delivery service has scanned your parcel. Tracking will then be sent to either your mobile phone or email address.

2. Stock availability

We always show exactly how many of each item we have available. Just above the Add to Cart button is where that specific number is displayed.

3. Customer service

If you need support on any product, just shoot us a message. We're here Mon-Fri on chat or email.

Customer Reviews

Based on 66 reviews
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Rachel Mottram
Lovely healthy plant

The Cardamine lyrata arrived in great condition and has settled beautifully into my aquarium. Thriving with good light and some liquid carbon in a coldwater setup.

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Lisa S.
Beautiful

I ordered 2 of these and both arrived in good shape! They add a really soft and delicate contrast to the other plants in my aquarium. Only problem is that my goldfish eat them in 2 days so it makes an expensive snack along with most other plants I put in there.

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John D.
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Really liked this one good addition once agian

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John D.
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Really liked this one good addition once agian

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chris w.
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No where else to go fr plants my fish love to eat and fish need greens or apparently its frozen peas so they can poo, just like us! Aqua, plants are large, healthy and look good, in my case not for long as fish love em. I've looked online and no where has the quality and cheap price fr such healthy plants and large choice. Do Yr eyes and your fishes bowels a favour, check out this seller please

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chris w.
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No where else to go fr plants my fish love to eat and fish need greens or apparently its frozen peas so they can poo, just like us! Aqua, plants are large, healthy and look good, in my case not for long as fish love em. I've looked online and no where has the quality and cheap price fr such healthy plants and large choice. Do Yr eyes and your fishes bowels a favour, check out this seller please

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Margaret D.
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Arrived very quickly. Healthy, beautiful plant. Superb addition to any tank.

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Margaret Dunning
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Arrived very quickly. Healthy, beautiful plant. Superb addition to any tank.

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Pamela D.
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Arrived quickly and in excellent condition. Was extremely well packaged. A very pretty plant. Is growing well. Would definitely buy from Aqua Essentials in the future and wouldn't hesitate to recommend to others.

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Pamela D.
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Arrived quickly and in excellent condition. Was extremely well packaged. A very pretty plant. Is growing well. Would definitely buy from Aqua Essentials in the future and wouldn't hesitate to recommend to others.

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  • 1. Sustainable Packaging

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Your plants will be wrapped with recyclable Honey Comb wrap - sounds cool because it is :). It interlocks which means we don't need to use tape either, reducing our impact on the environment.

Not only is delivery fast with DPD Express but it's also green as they offset all the carbon their vehicles produce. Guilt free delivery which we're very proud of...

We guarantee you'll be happy with your order. But if you're not, please contact us so we can resolve. We are 100% here to help and will always do our best to resolve any issues - that's a promise.

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