Your cart is empty.

Anubias barteri var. nana 'Kirin'

Anubias barteri var. nana 'Kirin'

  • New Dwarf Anubias cultivar
  • Strongly wavy, frilled leaf edge
  • Compact growth
  • Robust, easy epiphyte
In stock
Free shipping on orders over € 50.- within Germany Change region
Express delivery possible
1-3 business days - order within the next 8 hours and 36 minutes and we’ll deliver tomorrow at the earliest
I want to order to 

Please choose a variation

Item question

We’re here for you!

Please enter your question and e-mail and we’ll contact you as soon as possible. It usually takes us up to 24 hours during business days to respond.

Thank you for your question!

Thank you, we’ll get in touch!

Close window

You already sent us a question.

Please wait a few minutes


This beautiful new selection of the Dwarf Anubias is named after the Far Eastern mythical creature Kirin that is illustrated with one or two horns and scales. This plant is particularly distinguished by its strongly wavy, frilled leaf edges, thereby resembling a Bucephalandra. It is somewhat smaller and more compact than normal Anubias barteri var. nana. Its ovate, dark green, glossy leaves have about 3 to 4 cm long, 1,5 to 2,3 cm wide blades. The plant gets about 5 to 8 cm high while its horizontal growth is practically unlimited due to its creeping rhizomes.

As normal Anubias barteri var. nana, the cultivar 'Kirin' is an especially robust, easy to keep aquarium plant. It is primarily an epiphyte for the hardscape but can also be fastened to the ground as long as its rhizome is not buried to prevent rot. As well as other Anubias barteri forms, its light demand is low, however it can be grown under strong lighting with good nutrient supply. CO2 addition is not necessary but enhances its growth. The favourable temperatures are 22 to 28 °C. The plant is easily propagated by cuttings of the rhizome and side shoots.

Anubias barteri var. nana 'Kirin' is a special highlight among the epiphytes for the aquarium. With its frilled leaf edges that are uncommon for an Anubias and its rather compact growth, it attracts attention. Moreover, with its low demands, it is an easy plant even for aquarium beginners.

General information

Please choose a variant to see more information.

Item no.
Shipping weight

Customers ask customers

There are no questions yet. Be the first to ask a question about this product!

Customer reviews

This item has been rated 5 out of 5 stars
One review
Please sign in if you want to write a review. Sign in
5 Stars(1)
4 Stars(0)
3 Stars(0)
2 Stars(0)
1 Star(0)
a pleasant surprise
5th January
Anubias barteri var. nana 'Kirin' - Pot
Anubias barteri var. nana 'Kirin' - Pot

A recently commercialized nana anubias, with many qualities, a very natural appearance, a small medium size, has adapted very quickly to submerged life, giving me new leaves in... (read more)