Pogostemon Helferi 'Downoi' Aquatic Farmer Tissue Culture

Common Name: Downoi Pogostemon Helferi 'Downoi' Downoi is a low growing aquatic plant originating from Thailand that has become popular in the past several years.  Its a midground plant that if given sufficient lighting and nutrients can grow into a thick bush of green foliage.  This plant has a unique appearance, with...Read more

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Common Name: Downoi

Pogostemon Helferi 'Downoi'

Downoi is a low growing aquatic plant originating from Thailand that has become popular in the past several years.  Its a midground plant that if given sufficient lighting and nutrients can grow into a thick bush of green foliage.  This plant has a unique appearance, with long and wavy leaves that almost resemble Buce Catherinae types.  It can grow both emersed and submerged.  

Downoi is not considered hard to grow as long as you have sufficient lighting. CO2 is not absolutely necessary to keep the plant alive but it does allow it to thrive. Side shoots will develop as the plant matures. Propagation is simple, just cut any side shoots or along the stem and replant

Family Name: Lamiaceae

Origin: Thailand

Height: 2-3”

pH: 6-7.5

Care: Medium

Light: Medium to High

Co2: Recommended 

Propagation: Cut new growth along with roots

Growth rate: Moderate 

 

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