Hygrophila pinnatifida originates from India, and has brown patched leaves on the surface, with a distinctive burgundy colour underneath. It creates horizontal side shoots and the top shoots should be pinched out in order to maintain compact and attractive growth. The horizontal side shoots easily attach to both wood and rocks. Growth is moderate, stems 15-40 cm tall and 10-20 cm wide, and the colour is attractive when planted in small groups with a plain background. Intense lighting ensures compact growth due to the plant's slow to medium growth rate.
Originating from Asia, this has a medium growth rate and an average height of around 15 - 30cm+. It has only average/medium light demands, making this an medium level of ease plant.
- Considered of medium difficulty to grow
- Medium growth rate
- Reaches average heights of 15-30cm+
- Medium light demand of +0.5W/L
- Medium CO2 demand of 6-14mg/L