Whorled Pennywort (Hydrocotyle verticillata)


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Whorled Pennywort (Hydrocotyle verticillata)


Common Name: Whorled Pennywort
Proper Name: Hydrocotyle verticillata
Category: Stem Plants
Temperature: 10 - 25 C
PH: 5.0 - 7.0
Lighting: High
Growth Rate: Slow
Difficulty: Hard
Origin: South America
Position in Aquascape: Mid-Ground,Foreground
Planted Tank Guru
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This plant is better suited as a marginal pond plant. It will grow like a weed out of the water. Striker High light make this plant to stay low-growing, low light make it grow very tall (5"+) as well as more brittle. aquatic_dynasty
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It is easy to keep and propagate them, not hard.
Algae Grower
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This stuff is all over my yard just grabbed a clump the other day :p
Planted Tank Obsessed
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its use as food in my culture and my neighbor introduce it all over the place lol, i just go out and grab a bunch, really hardy plant and it will tilt toward the light no mater what, i lazily planted mine sideways and the next day it was facing up.
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I had this plant a week and I have lots of new shoots I would say it's a fast grower in good light with co2 and ferts. When I got mine most of it was dead so I cut off the dead parts and planted the good parts and it is growing like mad. Very cool plant.
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Plecos will quickly consume this plant if you neglect their daily veggies. Trust me on this one. Apparently it's delicious.
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Fast growing, easy to keep plant, but becomes uprooted easily due to the lack of a proper root system.


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