- Expert Level: Medium
- Type: Stem
- Growth Rate: Medium - Compared to other plants
- Height: 3-10+cm - Average height of the plant after two months in the aquarium
- Light Demand: Medium - The average or medium light demand of an aquarium plant is 0.5 Watts/Liter (2 Watts/US Gallon)
- CO2 Demand: Medium - A medium need in CO2 is 6 - 14mg/L. A high demand for CO2 is approximately 15 - 25mg/L
This plant was discovered by aquarists in Thailand, close to the border with Burma. It is called 'Downoi' (little star) in Thailand, and it is easy to see why (5-10 cm tall and wide).
Pogostemon helferi is an unusual and distinctive aquatic plant with a compact habit, curly leaves and a strikingly beautiful green colour. With good light conditions and a substrate rich in nutrients
Pogostemon helferi forms many side shoots, which develop small roots, and the plant rapidly forms an impressive carpet of foreground vegetation.
IMPORTANT: While we do our best to ensure that your Tropica plants arrive to you safe and sound - they are only guaranteed to "arrive alive" if UPS Express, Expedited, or Canada Post Xpresspost or Priority shipping methods are chosen at checkout.
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