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Fragrant plants for a aquaponic system?

Posted by Keyboarg none (My Page) on
Mon, Feb 11, 13 at 5:39

What are some fragrant plants at would work well wih an aquaponic system?


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RE: Fragrant plants for a aquaponic system?

if you are talking about growing them in constantly wet areas, monarda and calla lily come to mind.
otherwise, i would think any fragrant that you could grow conventionally would work in a system like that. since it is a combination of aquaculture and hydroponics that is well suited for edibles and sun-loving plants, i believe lighting might be your limiting factor for fragrants. some prefer shade, some prefer sunny sites.


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RE: Fragrant plants for a aquaponic system?

I was going to suggest white butterfly ginger (Hedychium coronarium) however it gets tall (4'-6').
I'm not familiar with aquaponic systems however I searched and saw that lots of regular plants can grow in this environment. If so I'd also suggest Brunfelsia gigantea.

-Robert


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