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Plants Compatible with Hydroponic Systems! A Quick Guide.

Not sure what to grow? Here are some suggestions for plant to grow in your Aquaponic system. Make sure you sense check the type of produce you'd like to grow against the system you are using.

The plants that are compatible with hydroponic systems will also be compatible with aquaponic systems in most cases.

Leafy green vegetables and herbs are most commonly and most successfully grown. Cucumbers and tomatoes are also frequently grown, but might be a bit too advanced for a beginner.

According to a survey from 2015, most frequently raised plants among larger-scale producers are:

  • Basil (Ocimum basilicum)

  • Salad greens

  • Other herbs

  • Tomatoes (Solanum lycopersicum)

  • Head lettuce (Lactuca sativa)

  • Kale (Brassica oleracea)

  • Chard (Beta vulgaris subspecies cicla)

  • Bok choi (Brassica rapa spp. chinensis)

  • Peppers (Capsicum annuum)

  • Cucumbers (Cucumis sativus)

Happy growing!

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