Hydrocotyle Leucocephala Brazilian Pennywort

Overview:  Hydrocotyle Leucocephala is an aquatic stem plant known as Brazilian Pennywort. This plant is very common in the hobby of aquatic plants because of its ease of growth and undemanding nature. Hydrocotyle Leucocephala quickly reaches 8” or more in height so regular pruning may be needed for smaller aquarium setup. There are 2 popular ways to limit the fast growth of Hydrocotyle Leucocephala – either by regular pruning or limiting the nutrients and light in the aquarium.

Size Portions: Hydrocotyle Leucocephala is priced per node

Lighting conditions: Moderate

Growth Length: 6 – 10 cm (stem width)

Difficulty or care: Easy

Placement in an aquascape: Mid-ground

PH: 6.0 – 7.5

Temperature: 68 – 84 F

Reproduction: Propagation is done by cutting and replanting the leaf shoots.

Growth Rate: Fast