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Hygrophila polysperma 'Sunset'

Hygrophila polysperma 'Sunset'

SKU: 00299

Hygrophila polysperma ‘Sunset’ (Sunset Hygro)


Invasive species warning: The species from which this cultivar was bred is a known invasive pest in the Great Lakes region where it may be regulated or prohibited by U.S. state and federal statutes. It is also restricted in several other states such as Kansas and South Carolina.  If you are ordering from the US, this plant will be removed from your order and the difference refunded. Please read the detailed description for more information.


Difficulty: Very Easy
Type: Stem 
Size: Normally 20-30cm in height - can be taller or shorter based on how you prune it. Even a simple trimming will result in shorter, denser growth.
Position and Usage: Midground to background. Naturally branching and bushy growth habit makes it an incredibly versatile plant for any aquascape.
Growth Rate: Fast to very fast
Lighting: 2/5 - 5/5
Water Conditions: pH of 5 - 8, soft to moderately hard water, temperatures of 18 - 28 °C
CO2: Not required but useful for inducing red foliage along with high lighting
Propagation: Stem clippings
Special requirements: Good quality substrate and fertilization is appreciated. Extra Iron will enable the best red coloration in this cultivar.


INVASIVE SPECIES INFORMATION: Restricted in Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Kansas and South Carolina along with U.S. Federal regulations. While unrestricted in Canada, this plant (along with any other aquatic plant) should never ever be released into any natural waterway and excess cuttings should be disposed properly either by trading them with your local fish store for credit or by sealing them in a plastic bag and disposing in the garbage. Keep our natural freswater ecosystems healthy. More information in the detailed description. 

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