Ludwigia Red Palustris
Overview: Ludwigia Red Palustris, as it name suggests, is an aquatic plant mostly found in ‘palustrine’ (swampy and wet) areas. This plant can also be found creeping in shallow pools and other types of still waters. The red leaves of Ludwigia Red Palustris is particularly captivating to look at which makes it a great mid-ground plant for any aquariums. Because of this characteristic, it has become a regular in most plant aquariums all across the globe.
Size Portions: Ludwigia Red Palustris is priced per stem
Lighting conditions: Medium
Growth Length: 4 – 7 cm (stem height)
Difficulty or care: Easy
Placement in an aquascape: Mid-ground
PH: 5.0 – 6.5
Temperature: 68 – 83 F
Reproduction: Propagation is done by toping or pruning a stem and replanting that portion. New shoots will then develop at the severed portion of the plant.
Growth Rate: Fast