Berula erecta aka Water Parsnip


Common names

Water Parsnip, Lesser Water Parsnip, Narrow Leaf Water Parsnip

How to care for Water Parsnip


Water Parsnip should be watered regularly, allowing the soil to dry out between waterings.


To ensure optimal growth, the Water Parsnip prefers bright indirect light for 6-8 hours each day. Insufficient light can result in slow growth and leaf drop, so it's important to find a well-lit location for this plant. Place it near a window, within a distance of 1 meter (3 feet), to enhance its potential for thriving.


No verified data on the toxicity of this plant exists within Ploi's records. Should you, someone in your family, or your pet ingest plant material with an unknown toxicity level, it is recommended to seek medical advice.


Water Parsnip grows vertically and new growth emerges from the top of the plant.

Region of origin

Water Parsnip’s native range is Most of Europe, including Britain, N. America, W. and C. Asia.

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