Rotala Rotundifolia

Overview:  Rotala Rotundifolia is a classic aquatic plant that originates from Southeast Asia where it grows in rice paddies and wet soils. Currently, it is found in many parts of the United States since it was introduced with rice seeds shipped from southeastern United States. Rotala Rotundifolia is one of the most common aquarium plants available through online stores because of its undemanding nature. It also provides a good contrast inside of the aquarium because of its red coloration.

Size Portions: Rotala Rotundifolia is priced per stem

Lighting conditions: Medium to High

Growth Length: 1.5 – 2 cm (stem width)

Difficulty or care: Easy

Placement in an aquascape: Mid-ground to background

PH: 5.0 – 7.0

Reproduction: Propagation is done by cutting and attaching the roots to rocks or drift woods then replanting.

Growth Rate: Medium