Ammannia pedicellata

Ammannia pedicellata is another of the plants that has moved from the genus Nesaea to Ammannia. This species is easier to cultivate than A. crassicaulis, being less demanding. it still needs moderate to high light, supplemental CO2 and a good, nutritious substrate. Like other plants in the genus, it does much better if it is not crowded. Crowding tends to make it lose the lower leaves.

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Family Name:          Lythraceae

Native To:                Tanzania, Mozambique

Lighting:                 Intense

Requirements:        Moderately demanding 

Growth Form:        Stem  

Growth Rate:         Moderately fast under good conditions  

True Aquatic:         Yes  

Placement in Tank: Mid-background with trimming  

Available As:            Bunch