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Limnophila Aromatica

limnophila aromaticaOrigin: south-east asia

Type: Stem

Growth: Medium

Height: 25 – 50cm

Width: 5 – 8cm

Light demands: 0.25 watt per litre

CO2 demands: 3 – 5mg per litre

Description: There is several varieties of limnophila aromatica, the variety proposed by tropica is said to come from malaysia. it is defined by it’s narrow green leaves, which are a lovely shade of purple underneath, although this will require intense lighting to be seen at it’s best. dosing iron also helps with colour. CO2 addition promotes growth significantly. Aromatica also thrives in hard water. cuttings are taken from lower stems, which can be re-planted in the substrate.

limnophila aromatica