Crinum Calamistratum

R250.00

  • CARE: Easy
  • LIGHT: Low/Med
  • CO2: Not Required
  • PLANT LOCATION: Mid
  • PH: 6 – 7
  • PROPOGATION: Cut rhizhome/plantlets and replant
  • GROWTH RATE: Slow
  • ORIGIN: West Africa

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Crinum calamistratum from West Africa is a very graceful bulbous plant with dark-green, very narrow leaves. The curly leaves becomes 40-120 cm long. It forms smaller bulbs than the other Crinum-species, and requires less light. In the aquarium plants that are thriving form a number of small bulbs. It is not eaten by herbivorous fish. It can also be used in brackish aquariums with low salt concentrations.

Notes:

  • If received in a pot, please remove all rock wool from the roots. Where possible we try and ship without pots or rockwool. Due to them being non-biodegradable we prefer to propagate in an environmentally conscious way.
  • CO2 will generally yield better growth rates.
  • Stable water conditions are a must, changes should occur over a period of time in order to reduce chances of melting etc.