Family Name: Acanthaceae
Light: Medium to High
Propagation: Cut stem, new growth, or lateral shoots
Growth rate: Moderate
Hygrophila Pinnatifida is a unique plant that originates from India. The leaves can range from brown, purple, red, green or yellow depending on the conditions that its kept in. This plant does best under high lighting with Co2 and fertilization. It has been reported to be susceptible to potassium deficiency, distinguished by small holes in the older leaves.
This versatile plant can be grown submerged or emersed, with soil and without. We have tried planting stems directly into soil as well as gluing onto rock/wood. In both instances, the stems will eventually root and anchor itself. Under high lighting, the stems generally stay shorter and more compact while sending out lateral shoots which can be cut and replanted or simply left alone to grow. Cutting the stems horizontally can work as well but in our experience, new growth tends to take longer.
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It seem to me these plants have been grown emersed so it will take time for it to get used to the submersed environment so patience is needed. The emersed leaves might die back but once it shoot out the new submersed leaves, everything should great from there.
Had some leaves with dead growth on the end which can be a little hard to make look good but it's establishing well and I think it will be back in shape in no time. New growth and the rest of the plant looks healthy.
I love the plant I got in it looked healthy and had roots growing already, I would really like to see a tissue culture of this plant being sold so you could possibly get more for your money.