Sushni (Marsilea minuta)

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Sushni, also known as Clover Fern, is a powerful perennial herb and cascading aquatic fern plant, cultivated worldwide for culinary and medicinal purposes. Fresh bright green leaves can be consumed raw. Used in combination with Gotu Kola and Bacopa Brahmi, the herbs make up the trinity of herbs used to enhance brain function.  

These herbs are known as nootropics; substances that enhance or improve cognitive function, particularly executive functions, memory, creativity, or motivation, in healthy individuals.  Sushni also contains Marsiline, a substance with antidepresent, sedative and anticonvulsant properties.  It has been used to fight insomnia and seizures. 

Plant Type
 Perennial Herb, Fern

Harvest Season
Year-Round

Mature Size
Up to 10 in. tall.

Soil & Moisture
 Loves water! An aquatic fern that thrives in wet or poorly drained sandy, clay, or muddy soil conditions.

Light Requirements
Full Sun, Part Shade, Shade

Self-Fertile

Growth Rate

Zone Hardiness
Outdoors 8-10 with frost protection; Patio/Greenhouse 4+

Propagation

Small: 2" Peat Pots
Medium: 4" Coconut Coir Pot
Large: 6" Peat Pot
X-Large: 8-10" Pot 
Citrus: 4x14" Pot

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How to Grow Sushni

Plant Type: Perennial Herb, Fern

Mature Size: 6-10 in. tall.

Soil & Moisture: Loves water! An aquatic fern that thrives in wet or poorly drained sandy, clay, or muddy soil conditions. 

Exposure: Sun, Part Shade, Light Shade, Deep Shade.

Zone Hardiness: 8-10

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