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- Hygrophila Araguaia
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Hygrophila “Araguaia” Hygrophila Lancea "Araguaia"
This low growing variety of Hygrophila grows reddish brown to purple leaves that are short and very narrow, with a lighter coloured central vein along the length of each leaf. Topping each stem helps side shoots form to maintain a bushy appearance.
Hygrophila “Araguaia” is moderately difficult to grow, requiring bright lighting and regular fertilisation with CO2 injection also recommended
“Araguaia” is a river system in Brazil and it is under this name that the plant has become known. There are many signs, however, that the plant is a Hygrophila lancea from Japan and Hong Kong. The stem becomes 10-20 cm tall and 6-15 cm wide. It has compact, tight-sitting leaves and grows branches easily. Pinching of the stems maintains a bushy look. The plant is reddish brown to purple in colour and is promoted by good growth conditions. The growth rate is average for a Hygrophila