The leaves of this compact hygrophila are set close to the stalk and produce many shoots giving you both a very full and compact look. The foliage of this plant will vary depending on the tank parameters. You can see colors from browns to reds to green to silver. Make sure to keep Hygrophila properly trimmed to allow light to the lower leaves for the best look.
Common Name: Hygro Compacta Family Name: Acanthaceae Native To: Cultivar Lighting: Medium - High pH: 5.5 - 8 Growth Demands: Moderate Growth Form: Stem Growth Rate: Slow True Aquatic: Yes Placement In Tank: Foreground Available As: Stems