Rotala Gia Lai (Hra)

Overview:  Rotala ‘Gia Lai’ aka ‘H’ra’ is an aquatic plant that belongs from Rotala rotundifolia. The unique name of the plant came from hamlet H’Ra in Gia Lai province in central Vietnam. Rotala ‘Gia Lai’ aka ‘H’ra’ is oftentimes called “Gia Lai” after the province. In its submersed form, narrower leaves and orange color will appear. Rotala ‘Gia Lai’ aka ‘H’ra’ is a fast growing plant which makes it a great plant for beginners.

Size Portions: Rotala ‘Gia Lai’ aka ‘H’ra’ is priced per stem

Lighting conditions: Medium to High

Growth Length: 4 cm (stem width), 12 cm (leaf length)

Difficulty or care: Easy

Placement in an aquascape: Mid-ground to background

PH: 6.0 – 7.5

Temperature: 40 – 90 F

Reproduction: Propagation is through rhizome division and replanting. Another method is by using side shoots to form a separate plant.

Growth Rate: Easy