Rotala rotundifolia literally means "plant with round leaves". This is, however, only applies to the surface form. This aquariumplant comes from Asia and has underwater long, thin leaves of 2-3cm with stems of 15-30cm.
Unlike other Rotala species it is relatively low-demanding plant. For a good development of a red color, intense lighting is needed. He is any side shoots, and grows compact and lush. This can make it difficult for light to the lower leaves to achieve. Regular pruning is recommended. The stems can be easily cut off the remaining stems arise again and again new shoots.
Rotala rotundifolia is easy in model pruning, and thanks to its red color, is an ideal plant for the background of the aquarium !
Properties Rotala rotundifolia