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Alternanthera Rosanervig


Care Sheet of Alternanthera Rosanervig

Vibrant pink leaves with light veins characterize this energetic culture-form plant. The Alternanthera ‘Rosanervig’ features a compact type of growth. The stalk also doesn’t grow as long as other Alternanthera species. Appropriate for planting in the mid-ground of an aquascape, as well as in the foreground when trimmed down to a short height. For all Alternanthera species, good light, healthy fertilization, and CO2 will bring out the best growth and color development.

  • Scientific name: Alternanthera ‘Rosanervig’
  • Common name: Alternanthera ‘Rosanervig’
  • Origin: Cultivar
  • Propagation : Cuttings (Cut and re-plant)
  • Height: 2″ to 8″ (5 – 20 cm)
  • Width: 2″ to 3″ (5 – 8 cm)
  • PH: 5.0-7.0
  • Temperature: 63-82F
  • Lighting(PAR): Medium-High
  • Growth: Slow
  • Difficulty: Easy-Medium

Specs on Alternanthera RosanervigAlternanthera Rosanervig aquascape aquarium planted tank Tropica number 23D (2)

Alternanthera Rosanervig is a cultivar plant, which means it is cultivated by selective breeding (Learn more about cultivar). Propagation of this stem plant is by cutting buds or trimmings and replanting. The Alternanthera Rosanervig grows to about 8 inches tall and has pink vibrant leaves that can be 2 to 3 inches long.

Alternanthera Rosanervig & it’s demands

Alternanthera Rosanervig aquascape aquarium planted tank Tropica number 23D (2)

The Alternanthera Rosanervig is somewhat of a demanding plant if you are looking to get the beautiful pink/red color from its leaves. It needs a medium to high PAR lighting system, along with C02 in order to thrive. The stronger the light, the more compact the leaves will grow with this plant, thus making it an ideal option for a foreground plant. If your light doesn’t have enough PAR, this is best suited to be a mid-ground plant that can grow up to 8 inches tall.

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Using Alternanthera Rosanervig in AquascapingAlternanthera Rosanervig aquascape aquarium planted tank Tropica number 23D (3)

The Alternanthera Rosanervig is a great foreground and mid-ground plant depending on your trimming habits. It’s been used in collaboration with other green color plants to make an aquascape really pop with the extra vibrant pink leaves.

Alternanthera Rosanervig for Sale

You can find Alternanthera Rosanervig for sale on some forums and a few specialty shops around the world. See below for where to buy Alternanthera Rosanervig from official online stores.

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