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Vallisneria sp. Natans

Vallisneria sp. ‘Natans’

Origin: South-East Asia

Type: Stolons

Growth: Fast

Care Level: Easy

Height: 50 cm – 100 cm

Width: 10 cm – 20 cm

Light demands: 0.25 Watt per litre

CO2 demands: 3-5 mg per litre

Description: Vallisneria sp. ‘Natans’ from Asia is a hardy plant for beginners. It has fine, narrow leaves (50-100 cm long, 1 cm wide) so it does not overshadow other plants much. Easy to propagate using its many runners.

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