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Pogostemon helferi 1-2-Grow! (Slight Damage from Shipping)

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This plant was discovered by aquarists in Thailand, close to the border with Burma. It is called 'Downoi' (little star) in Thailand, and it is easy to see why (5-10 cm tall and wide). Pogostemon helferi is an unusual and distinctive aquatic plant with a compact habit, curly leaves and a strikingly beautiful green colour.

With good light conditions and a substrate rich in nutrients Pogostemon helferi forms many side shoots, which develop small roots, and the plant rapidly forms an impressive carpet of foreground vegetation.


Plant info

Type: Stem
Origin: Asia
Growth rate: Medium
Height: 1-3 inches
Light demand: Medium
CO2 : Medium