Cryptocoryne walkeri 'Hobbit'

Aquarium suitability: yes
Usage: Midground, Foreground, group
Difficulty: easy
Growth: slow
See also: Cryptocoryne walkeri , Cryptocoryne walkeri "lutea"
Range and localities: 

Cultivar of Cryptocoryne walkeri; origin of the wild type: Sri Lanka

Availability [?]: 
  • occasionally available commercially

  • Cryptocoryne lutea 'Hobbit'

Habit, plant type:

  • rosette
Botanical name [?]: Cryptocóryne wálkeri Schott

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


(not yet translated into English)

References and further reading:
  1. Hieronimus, H. (2014): Interzoo 2014: Neue Pflanzen für kleine Aquarien. - caridina 3/2014: pp. 10-12.
Light low to high 

Growth: slow

Propagation: Runners, Rhizomteilung, Splitting, cutting off daughter plants

Suited for outdoor cultivation / ponds: unknown

Winter hardiness: not hardy in Germany

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

There are no images in this gallery.
You can embed this entry directly into another web site or forum. Just copy and paste the following code:

Embed as HTML code

<a href="" target="_blank"><img alt="Cryptocoryne walkeri &#039;Hobbit&#039;" title="Cryptocoryne walkeri &#039;Hobbit&#039;" src="" /></a>

Embed as BB code


Embed in Flogrow Forum

[widget=aquaticplants/cryptocoryne-walkeri-hobbit]Cryptocoryne walkeri 'Hobbit'[/widget]


There are no reviews so far. Do you want to write the first one?

Wasserpflanzen sind ein fester Bestandteil der meisten Aquarien. Beim Aquascaping, dem Naturaquarium, Biotop-Aquarium oder dem Gesellschaftsaquarium sind Wasserpflanzen nicht nur für die Wasserqualität entscheidend, sondern sorgen auch stets für eine optische Aufwertung des Aquariums.