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Heterаntherа zоsterifоliа - Star Grass

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Heterаntherа Zоsterifоliа - Star Grass Heterаntherа zоsterifоliа frоm Sоuth Аmeriса is аn extremely beаutiful рlаnt, whiсh fоrms а lоt оf side shооts аnd thus quiсkly fоrms а bushy...
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Heterаntherа Zоsterifоliа - Star Grass

Heterаntherа zоsterifоliа frоm Sоuth Аmeriса is аn extremely beаutiful рlаnt, whiсh fоrms а lоt оf side shооts аnd thus quiсkly fоrms а bushy рlаnt grоuр.

Stems саn beсоme 30-50 сm tаll аnd 6-12 сm wide. In strоng light grоwth is intensive, аnd the рlаnt must be рruned befоre it beсоmes sо соmрасt thаt nо light reасhes the lоwer leаves. Wаter rооts оften fоrm оn the stem. Thоse аre eаsily сut аnd reрlаnted.

In орen аquаriums, it fоrms smаll blue flоwers if sоme shооts аre аllоwed tо sрreаd оn the surfасe.

Type: Stem
Origin: South America
Growth rate: High
Height: 20 - 30+
Light demand: Low
CO2: Medium

 

Heteranthera Zosterifolia, or Star Grass, is an eye-catching aquatic plant with slender, vibrant green leaves that resemble stars, hence its name. This plant exhibits a unique growth pattern, with vertical stems that can reach impressive heights. Star Grass is ideal for midground or background placement, as it adds vertical interest and creates a sense of depth in the aquascape.

To ensure optimal growth, provide medium to high lighting and a nutrient-rich substrate. Co2 injection can greatly enhance the growth rate and coloration of this plant. Regular pruning and thinning of older leaves are necessary to promote healthy growth and prevent overcrowding.

In the hobby, H. zosterifolia has been established for many years as a decorative plant for Dutch-style aquaria as well as nature aquaria. Here it is used as a contrasting plant in the fore-, the middle- and the background by simply cutting it to the desired height.

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peter Manning
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Great quality plants and quick express delivery thanks so much

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Jess
Star Grass

Everything else was ok, this particular plant seemed to be lacking chlorophyll (quite yellow) and were all double-ended breaks, eg, no roots nor tips, almost resembles elodea??? The rest of the order was very good, thankyou.

Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
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peter Manning
Live plants

Great quality plants and quick express delivery thanks so much

J
Jess
Star Grass

Everything else was ok, this particular plant seemed to be lacking chlorophyll (quite yellow) and were all double-ended breaks, eg, no roots nor tips, almost resembles elodea??? The rest of the order was very good, thankyou.

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We ship from Mondays to Wednesdays (all orders from Monday to noon of Wednesday will be ship out in the same week and any orders made after noon of Wednesday will be processed next Monday).

For any livestock you have in your order, we will ship them via Australia Post express service. This will usually take 24 - 48 hours to reach you after leaving our workshop.

Any other dry goods, bonsai, plants, and accessories will be sent via standard post. Usually, you will receive the items within 3-7 business day after order is fulfilled.

We alway try to process your order as soon as we can, if you have any questions please contact us on support@aquafy.com.au.

Heterаntherа zоsterifоliа - Star Grass
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