Vallisneria spiralis "Tortifolia"

Aquarium suitability: yes
Difficulty: very easy
Growth: fast
Height: 30 - 50 cm

Availability [?]: 
  • frequently available commercially

  • Vallisneria spiralis L. forma tortifolia Wendt
  • Vallisneria spiralis "Contortionist"
  • Vallisneria spiralis "Torta"

Trader names [?]: 
  • Vallisneria torta

Habit, plant type:

  • rosette
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Botanical name [?]: Vallisnéria spirális L.

Major group (unranked): Seed plants: Flowering plants (Angiosperms)
Order: Alismatales
Family: Hydrocharitaceae
Genus: Vallisneria

Light medium to high 
Temperature tolerance 5 to 30 °C
Optimum temperature 20 to 28 °C
Carbonate hardness 2 to 21 °dKH
pH value 6 to 8 
Carbon dioxide (CO2) 10 to 40 mg/l
Phosphate (PO43-) 0.1 to 3 mg/l

Growth: fast

Propagation: Runners

Can grow emersed?: no

Suited for outdoor cultivation / ponds: yes

Winter hardiness: unknown

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