Tropica Proserpinaca palustris (Cuba) 1-2-Grow! Aquarium Plant
Tropica Proserpinaca palustris (Cuba) 1-2-3 Grow Plant
Aquarium plant from tissue culture in closed cup.
Proserpinaca is a stem plant, 10-40 cm tall and 5-10 cm wide.
Cultivated in closed cups and delivered with saw-toothed leaves, which after a transitional period in the aquarium develop into long, finely denticulated, needle-like leaves. In good light conditions it turns a beautiful copper colour and its characteristic appearance is a pleasing contrast to the other plants.
Proserpinaca palustris varies in form according to its origin. The Tropica cultivar is found on the Isla de la Juventud off Cuba. In the USA the plant is commonly known as "mermaid weed''.
Proserpinaca palustris (Cuba) Plant Information
- Expert Level: Advanced
- Type: Stem
- Growth Rate: Medium – Compared to other plants
- Height: 10-30+cm -Average height of the plant after two months in the aquarium
- Light Demand: High - The average or medium light demand of an aquarium plant is 0.5 Watts/Liter (2 Watts/US Gallon)
- CO2 Demand: High - A medium need in CO2 is 6 - 14mg/L. A high demand for CO2 is approximately 15 - 25mg/L
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.