Ludwigia inclinata var.verticillata


The beautiful Ludwigia inclinata var. verticillata is native to Central America and is one of the most colorful stem plants. The emerse growth form is very compact and pure green. In optimal conditions the plant in the submerged form is a "firework" in the aquarium. In order to admire this, some parameters are necessary such as soft water, a balanced diet, as well as a high amount of CO2. With an Intense lighting it produces beautiful shades of orange-red to violet-red.




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Plant profile

Genus: Ludwigia
Species: inclinata var. verticillata
Family: Onagraceae
Origin: South America
Light: strong
Temperature: 20-28°C
Growth rate: fast
Area: Background
Height: up to 50cm
pH: 4-7
Water hardness: very soft to moderate
Co2: 20 -30mg/L
Propagation: head cuttings, side shoots