Tropica – Hygrophila corymbosa ‘Siamensis 53B’ – Easy – In a Pot

  • Easy and undemanding plant for beginners
  • Very busy growth, thanks to its multiple side shoots
  • Easy to propagate by planting out-off shoots

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Tropica – Hygrophila corymbosa ‘Siamensis 53B’ – Easy – In a Pot

Description

Hygrophila corymbosa ‘Siamensis 53B’ is a variety of Hygrophila corymbosa ‘Siamensis’. This Hygrophila ‘Siamensis 53B’ forms an incredible amount of side shoots and becomes bushy relatively rapidly.

Stems becomes 15-40 cm tall and 7-12 cm wide. Its beautiful bright green leaves are narrower than the regular ‘Siamensis’ and it can achieve red-brown leaves in good light conditions. An undemanding, fast growing plant that requires frequent pruning to maintain a bushy growth. Replant cut-off shoots; they will soon form new roots and grow.

Plant info:
Type: Stem
Origin: Asia
Country or continent where a plant is the most common. Cultivars arise or are bred in cultivation.
Growth rate: Medium
Growth rate of the plant compared to other aquatic plants.
Height: 15 – 30+
Average height (cm) of the plant after two months in the tank.
Light demand: Low
The average or medium light demand of an aquarium plant is 0,5 W/L.
CO2 : Low
A medium need in CO2 is 6-14 mg/L. A high demand in CO2 is approx. 15-25 mg/L.