ADA – Cryptocoryne wendtii ‘tropica (Low Tech)
This beautiful form of the robust, time-tested Cryptocoryne wendtii from Sri Lanka is named after the nursery Tropica. When growing under water, it develops dark, hammered, relatively broad leaves. When grown in an open space the leaves will virtually lie on the bottom. With its leaves from 10-15 cm and a rosette from 10-20 cm wide, it is suitable for small aquariums. Like most other Sri Lanka Cryptocorynes, it also grows well in hard water.
|Synonyms||Cryptocoryne wendtii ‘Bronze’|
|Complete botanical name||Cryptocóryne wéndtii de Wit|
|Usage||Midground, Foreground, group|
|pH value||5 – 8|
|Temperature tolerance||15 – 30°C|
|Carbonate hardness||1 – 18°dKH|
|General hardness||0 – 30°dGH|
|Propagation||Runners, Rhizomteilung, Splitting, cutting off daughter plants|
|Can grow emersed?||yes|
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*This is a Tissue Culture Plant. They are grown in a Laboratory and are guaranteed to be snail, algae and pesticide-free. They are more expensive, even if the plant itself is smaller, the portion size is bigger. We recommend rinsing all tissue culture plants with dechlorinated water before planting.