Hygrophila cordata 'Red' ( Gangster Red Aquarium Plant for Sale)
Hygrophila cordata REDSometimes I order plants just because they sound cool and I have no idea what they are. I rolled the dice with this one and it came up yahtzee! Generally speaking, most hygraphila are super easy plants to keep. One of our best selling plants is Hygrophila difformis aka water wisteria.
When I saw the words "Hygrophila" I figured it would be an easy one to grow. I was right. The RED on this Hygrophila cordata is a real winner for me. This plant was originally grown above water (Like most aquarium plants) however, we were able to watch it quickly adapt to life entirely under water in just a few days.
This plant has a hardy stem to it and has some really great red colors to it. I would use this plant as a back ground plant as a nice contrast along side some tall and skinny grassy plants.
On a scale of 1 to 10. One being duckweed or java moss. 10 being some insane plant that needs full CO2, crazing lighting and fertilizers, I give this plant a 4.5 The only reason it isn't a 3 is because you might find it looks a bit better with some fertilizers for its redish colors.
The more light and fertilizers you give it, the more red love it will show!
GRAB SOME- This Hygrophila Cordata Red DOES NOT LAST
Care Scale of 1-10: ( 1- it can grow in your toilet- 10 being nearly impossible)
Hygrophila Cordata Red is a 1.5. It is a fast grower but will look the best and live up to its name of "RED" when you provide better lighting to it.
Can handle low light but will grow faster and look better in high light.
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They arrived in great condition with plenty of stems and roots. I am always pleased with Dustin's plants!
Took a week to ship but made it in good health. A few leaves fell off but should recover. Only reason for 4 instead of 5 stars was shipping delay. I do appreciate the free plant and hand written apology for the delay. I will order again. I was on the fence until my order came in.
Will order again.
arrived in great shape strong stems and roots nice mix of red and green leaves
Stems came in good shape, as usual, with roots. New leaves 3 days after planting with minimal melt. You'd be silly to order elsewhere.