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Cryptocoryne wendtii 'Green'[Tc]

Cryptocoryne wendtii 'Green'[Tc]

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250/-

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10 in stock

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Cryptocoryne wendtii ‘Green’ is a popular and versatile aquatic plant that is highly valued in the aquarium hobby. It belongs to the Araceae family and is known for its hardy nature, making it a favorite among both beginner and experienced aquarists. This plant originates from Sri Lanka, and its ‘Green’ variety is one of several different color variations within the Cryptocoryne wendtii species.

  1. Leaf Structure: The leaves of Cryptocoryne wendtii ‘Green’ are broad, lance-shaped, and come in various shades of green. The leaf coloration can range from light green to dark green, adding depth and texture to aquarium layouts.
  2. Growth Form: This plant exhibits a rosette growth form, where the leaves radiate from a central point and create a bushy appearance. It can grow to a height of around 10-20 cm under optimal conditions.
  3. Root System: Cryptocoryne wendtii ‘Green’ develops a robust root system that anchors the plant firmly in the substrate. These roots also serve as nutrient absorbers, extracting essential elements from the water column .
  4.    Substrate: A nutrient-rich substrate is beneficial for the successful cultivation of Cryptocoryne wendtii ‘Green.’ The plant takes up nutrients through its roots, and a good substrate will provide a steady supply of essential elements.
  5. CO2 Injection: While not strictly necessary, supplementing the aquarium with carbon dioxide (CO2) can enhance the growth and coloration of Cryptocoryne wendtii ‘Green.’ CO2 injection can lead to lusher growth and more intense green hues.
  6. Water Parameters: Maintain water conditions within the range of a pH of 6.0 to 7.5 and a water hardness of soft to moderately hard. The temperature should be kept between 22 to 28°CPropagation: Cryptocoryne wendtii ‘Green’ can be propagated through division. As the plant matures, it will produce offshoots or daughter plants that can be carefully separated from the main plant and replanted. Each separated portion will grow into an independent plant.