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Nymphoides sp. ‘Taiwan’


Origin: Asia

Type: Bulbs and Tubers

Growth: Fast

Height: 15cm – 25cm

Width: 10cm

Lighting Demands: 0.25 watt per litre

CO2 Demands: 3 – 5mg per litre

Description: Nymphoides sp. grows in Asia and Africa – this variant of the species originates from Taiwan. the rosette plant is characterized by many underwater leaves, and intense, light green, transparent colouration.  the plant is fast growing, and is therefore necessary to thin out leaves, by removing the oldest leaves, and surface leaves. nymphoides sp. ‘Taiwan’ is easy to care for, but for optimal growth it requires a lot of nourishment. new plants will grow from the plates of old leaves.