Common Name: Rotala H'ra, Rotala Gia Lai
Rotala H'ra is a new plant to the hobby that makes a delicate and dramatic back or mid-ground accent. This stem plant has profuse thin, pointed red or orange leaves that typically grow from an ascending rather than upright stem. Hailing from the central region of Vietnam, this plant is likely a variation of the species Rotala Rotundifolia. Moderate to high lighting will yield the most vivid coloration in these plants. This plant can be grown emersed or submerged. To achieve propagation take a cutting from one of the plant’s side shoots or axial roots and re-plant into the substrate.
Rotala has fragile leaves! Be sure to handle with care.
- Final coloration is ultimately dependent upon the conditions this plant is kept in. This is a live plant meaning size, shape and color may vary.
- Do not make drastic changes to the aquarium. Unstable parameters will result in melt and rotting of the aquarium plant.
Tissue culture plants are grown in vitro from a state of the art laboratory specialized in propagating aquatic plants. They provide the best option for those who want to ensure that absolutely zero unwanted pests are introduced into the aquarium.
Remove tissue culture gel before planting. Simply wash the gel away or soak the plant in water and squeeze the gel off with your fingers.
CO2 injection and quality aquarium soil will yield better growth.
Please research appropriately to ensure your plant thrives.
Family Name: Lythraceae
Growth Rate: Medium