Common Name: Rotala Manipurensis
Rotala Manipurensis is native to South East Asia, and can be adapted to grow in both emersed and submerged environments. When grown with high light and CO2, the leaves will narrow and display hues of orange and pink. In ideal environments, Rotala Manipurensis will have a fast growth rate. Due to the growth rate, we recommend using Rotala Manipurensis as a background or midground plant for coverage and depth. Regular trimming will be needed to keep Rotala Manipurensis compact and away from the surface. Trimmings can be replanted as a form of propagation.
- Pictures show the plant's submerged form vs. emersed form. You may receive this plant in its emersed or submerged form depending on availability and seasonality. Click to learn more about Emersed vs. Submerged-Grown Aquatic Plants for Aquascaping.
- Rotala Manipurensis has fragile leaves, so be sure to handle with care.
- Do not make drastic changes to the aquarium and water parameters, sudden changes can result in the plant melting
- CO2 injection and quality aquarium soil will yield better growth and coloration
- Rotala Manipurensis’ final size, coloration and growth rate are dependent upon the condition of the environment. Photos are a representation of what you will receive and may vary.
- Please research appropriately to ensure your plant thrives.
Family Name: Lythraceae
Native: South East Asia
Temperature: 72-84 F
Propagation: Herbaceous stem cutting
Growth rate: Medium