1st. Cuttings; simply take a cutting from the mother plant and remove the bottom leaves. This ones demands more work . suitable for first planting freshly set-up tanks. Member. Demands on lighting: Bright. Sunset hygro grows extremely fast in most cases, and for this reason, is illegal to ship. Ideal placement in a fish tank: Middle. Quite similar to Hygrophila sp. T. Anderson by Lyn A. Gettys and Stephen F. Enloe (2016) More Info: Plant Management in Florida Waters. East Indian hygrophila (Hygrophila polysperma) is fast growing invasive plant that out-competes native aquatic plants. The submersed stems grow to six feet long. It normally grows so fast that it is important to prevent it crowding out other plants. In addition, I’ve found it to be a much slower grower than other species of Hygrophilia which can be outright weeds if left unchecked. Usual maximum size in aquariums: 25 - 45 cm (9.84 - 17.72 inch) 0 14. So, thinking that you have good flow and CO2 is meaningless. Stems becomes 25-40 cm and 4-8 cm wide. It is found in warmer climates and prefers flowing streams, but may also be found in slow-moving waters and in lakes. Temperature tolerance: 4 – 35 ° C. Carbonate hardness: 2 – 21 ° dKH. Hygrophila difformis, also known as water wisteria, is a popular aquarium stem plant. I’ve grown the common Hygrophila polysperma in this same fashion before, but it requires constant trimming to maintain it low to the ground. How fast these plants grow: Fast. It is particularly good for beginners because it grows in almost all conditions. in 1820. Otherwise the nerves are rather white. Seeking some basic info for the above plant. Propagation: cuttings. Anders., 1867 Cultivation: Growth is very fast at temperatures between 22 to 28 ° C (minimum 4 ° C, maximum 30 ° C). All grow quite fast. Yes. Product Reviews . "Bold", but with a somewhat less pointy leaf tip. But I've always had problems with the Hygrophila polysperma. I have it planted straight in gravel. Recommended pH range for the species: 5 - 8 . The East Indian Hygrophila normally grows so fast that it is important to prevent it crowding out other plants, so the shoots must be cut regularly. Species Data. East Indian hygrophila (Hygrophila polysperma) can be distinguished from hygrophila (Hygrophila costata) which has leaves up to 18 cm long. Write Your Own Review. sold as a small bunch. Stem and leaves "The stems regularly produce roots at the joints (i.e. This virus specialises in this variety only and thus poses no danger at all for the rest of They are in a way therefore considered "indicator" plants as they indicate where the boundaries of your nutrient and CO2 application techniques are. Quite similar to Hygrophila sp. Plant info. Guys, I have Anubias in my tank which demand low to non maintenance. Hygrophila polysperma. They grew REALLY fast! What I do is let it get bushy, then punch off the nice tops down to the substrate level, or thereabouts. 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