Anubias barteri var. nana 'Golden Heart'

Golden Anubias

Aquarium suitability: yes
Usage: Epiphyte (growing on hardscape), Cichlid proof plant, Midground, Nano tanks, Foreground, group
Difficulty: very easy
Growth: slow
See also: Anubias barteri var. nana
Range and localities: 

Cultivar of Anubias barteri var. nana, originating from culture; origin of the wild type: Cameroon

Height: 5 - 10 cm
Width: 5 - 20 cm

Availability [?]: 
  • occasionally available commercially

Common names: 
  • Golden Anubias

  • Anubias barteri var. nana ''Gold''
  • Anubias barteri var. nana ''Golden''
  • Anubias sp. ''Gold''
  • Anubias sp. ''Golden''

Habit, plant type:

  • rhizome or creeping stem
  • epiphyte or epilith
Botanical name [?]: Anúbias bárteri var. nána (Engler) Crusio

Major group (unranked): Seed plants: Flowering plants (Angiosperms)
Order: Alismatales
Family: Araceae
Genus: Anubias

References and further reading:
  1. follows
Light low to high 
Temperature tolerance 12 to 30 °C
Optimum temperature 22 to 26 °C
Carbonate hardness 0 to 21 °dKH
pH value 5 to 8 
Carbon dioxide (CO2) 5 to 40 mg/l
Nitrate (NO3-) 10 to 50 mg/l
Phosphate (PO43-) 0.1 to 3 mg/l
Potassium (K+) 5 to 30 mg/l
Iron (Fe) 0.01 to 0.5 mg/l

Growth: slow

Propagation: Rhizomteilung, Splitting, cutting off daughter plants

Can grow emersed?: yes

Suited for outdoor cultivation / ponds: no

Winter hardiness: not hardy in Germany

There is no detailled information for cultivating this plant yet.
Aquascaping: very colourful plant for accents

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