Rotala Macrandra Green

Overview: Rotala Macrandra ‘Green’ is quite a favorite in the aquascaping hobby. When an aquarium needs a contrast plant, Rotala Macrandra ‘Green’ is definitely a plant to consider. When it receives enough nutrients and sufficient lighting, an intense red coloration will appear. Rotala Macrandra ‘Green’ is oftentimes called as “king of the reds” because of this. Although relatively easy to thrive, the deeper red actually demands certain conditions.

Size Portions: Rotala Macranda ‘Green’ is priced per stem

Lighting conditions: Moderate to Intense

Growth Length: 1.5 – 2.5 cm (leaf size)

Difficulty or care: Medium

Placement in an aquascape: Mid-ground to background

PH: 5.5 – 7.0

Temperature: 68 – 84 F

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

Growth Rate: Fast