Cabomba Wild Purple Bunch Plant

Cabomba pulcherrima
Common Name: Purple Cabomba

Family Name: Cabombaceae

Native To: North America

Lighting: Medium

pH: 6-8

Growth Demands: Easy

Growth Form: Stem

Growth Rate: Fast

True Aquatic: Yes

Placement in Tank: Mid-Background

Available As: Bunch

Cabomba pulcherrima is an easy to grow aquatic plant that adds some purple colors to the planted aquarium.  Native to North America Purple Cabomba as it is more commonly know grows in streams and rivers.  The finely pinnate leaves of Cabomba pulcherrima add a new texture to the planted aquarium and are great habitat for fish to hide or nest in.  Trim the stems of Purple Cabomba when they become to long and replant them to create new plants.