Wendt's Crypt (Cryptocoryne wendtii)

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Wendt's Crypt

Tropica-wendtiigreen.jpg
Cryptocoryne wendtii "Green"

Cryptocoryne wendtii

Easy

pH

6.0 - 8.0

[[Minimum temperature::22 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::28 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

10-20 °d

Max Height

30 cm (11.8")

Max Width

20 cm (7.9")



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Alternative Names & Varients

Wendt's Crypt, Green Wendtii, Red Wendtii, Green Crypt, Red Crypt

Origin

Sri Lanka, South eastern Asia

Environment Specifics

A steady pH and hardness are required to grow this plant. It will accept a wide range of these parameters so long as they are stable. Does best in good lighting conditions with fertilising.

Identification

Highly variable due to numerous natural mutations in chromosome number. Has highly variable leaf colour, shape, and texture depending on chromosome number, lighting, nutrient supply, and water parameters.
Variants include:
  • Green
  • Brown
  • Mi Oya
  • Tropica

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