Florida Aquatic Nurseries grows Aponogeton rigidifolius. Aponogeton rigidifolius is native to the island nation of Sri Lanka Aponogeton rigidifolius is an excellent, though demanding aquarium plant as the focal point in a planted aquarium. It has long dark green leaves that have undulated margins. Aponogeton rigidifolius is not a bulb plant like most Aponogeton sp. Instead, this species has long, thin rhizomes, and requires no rest period. Over time, in excellent conditions, the plant will spread into an impressive stand.
Common Name: Aponogeton boivinianus
Family Name: Aponogetonaceae
Native To: Sri Lanka
Lighting: Medium - high
Requirements: Soft to medium hard water. Good water flow and a sandy but nutritious substrate.
Growth Form: Rhizome
Growth Rate: Medium
True Aquatic: Yes
Placement in Tank: Background, focal point plant
Available As: Bare Root