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Eleocharis Parvula

Discussion in 'Plants Index' started by aaronnorth, Aug 14, 2008.

  1. aaronnorth

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    Location:
    Worksop, Notts, UK
    Scientific name: Eleocharis Parvula
    Common name: Dwarf Hairgrass
    Origin: Cosmopolitan
    Temperature: 10-28C
    Height: 3 - 7cm
    Width: 5 - 10cm+
    Lighting: low - very high
    pH: 5 - 8
    Hardness: very soft - hard
    Speed of growth: medium, faster with higher lighting
    Difficulty: easy
    Tank Placement: foreground, but can be used as a background if you are creative
    Comments:

    An easy and attractive plant to grow. It will form a thick carpet via runners and a lawn effect can be greated, you can cut it right down to the substrate. 'Parvula' has longer and straighter leaves compared to its close cousin acicularis.
     

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