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Bacopa Caroliniana

bacopa caroliniana

Origin: USA

Type: Stem

Growth: Slow

Height: 10 – 30cm

Width: 3 – 10cm

Light demands: 0.25 Watt per litre

CO2 demands: 3 – 5mg per litre

Description: Bacopa Caroliniana, originating from the USA, has been used as an aquarium plant for several years, and makes few demands from the keeper. Due to It’s slow growth rate, Bacopa Caroliniana is one of the few stem plants that does not not need much attention. Like most stem plants, it is most decorative when planted in groups. Cuttings can be taken from side stems, or topped if you wish to control the height, cuttings can then be planted in the substrate. given the chance to grow out of the top of the water column, flowers will be seen developing from the stem above the water level.

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