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Ludwigia Guinea (Ludwigia senegalensis)


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Common Name: Ludwigia Guinea
Proper Name: Ludwigia senegalensis
Category: Stem Plants
Temperature: 20 - 30 C
PH: 5.0 - 7.5
Lighting: Medium,High,Very High
Growth Rate: Medium
Difficulty: Medium
Origin: Africa
Position in Aquascape: Background,Mid-Ground
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Planted Tank Guru
 
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A beautiful red stem plant with red veins running through each leaf. It is not very difficult to grow but does need a stable environment with C02, NPK, TE. Easy to propagate, will produce multiple side shoots, trim each stem off as desired or let grow for a large red/orange bush.
 
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This is one of my favourite plants right now. Tends to go orangey/yellow. Very striking as a contrast plant. As mentioned above, it loves CO2 and also seems to like like higher than average nitrate to bring out it's best colour.
 
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Very nice plant with a medium growth rate. Cutting the stem really encourages the growth of side shoots.

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