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Ludwigia inclinata var. verticillata 'Cuba'

Cuban Ludwigia

Ludwigia inclinata var. verticillata 'Cuba'

Cuban Ludwigia

  • Large stem plant with stunning coloration
  • Narrow leaves, arranged in a whorl
  • Yellow, orange to red hues
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Description

A beautiful stem plant, which was found some time ago on the Cuban island Isla de Juventud. When cultivated submerged its shoots are densely covered by narrow leaves. Young leaves are of a coppery to brownish red under good light. In the emerged form green ovoid leaves develop, and beautiful yellow flowers. There are several local forms of Ludwigia inclinata var. verticillata; 'Cuba' is the one that is easiest to keep.

Ludwigia inclinata var. verticillata 'Cuba' (formerly known as Ludwigia sp. 'Cuba') is a beautiful large stem plant, growing emersed as well as submersed in swampy areas on the "Isle of Youth", a small island off the south-western coast of Cuba. When cultivated above the waterline, its leaves are typical for an emersed Ludwigia, ovate and green, however, when cultivated submersed, its leaves grow out long, thin and show a marbled pattern with red and orange hues. Besides its unique appearance, this variety belongs to the species of Ludwigia inclinata, all of whose members form the same large yellow flower even though their geographical locations as well as their habit differ greatly. L. inclinata var. verticillata 'Cuba' was first introduced to the hobby by Tropica, not too long ago. (read more)

Common names Cuban Ludwigia
Complete botanical name Ludwígia inclináta (L. f.) Raven var. verticilláta Kasselmann
Family Onagraceae
Genus Ludwigia
Difficulty medium
Usage Accent (red), Background, Midground
Aquascaping fine-leaved, very colourful plant for accents
Growth fast
pH value 4 - 7
Temperature tolerance 18 - 30°C
Carbonate hardness 0 - 8°dKH
General hardness 0 - 30°dGH
Propagation Cuttings
Can grow emersed? yes
Source Flowgrow
Common names
Cuban Ludwigia
Complete botanical name
Ludwígia inclináta (L. f.) Raven var. verticilláta Kasselmann
Family
Onagraceae
Genus
Ludwigia
Difficulty
medium
Usage
Accent (red), Background, Midground
Aquascaping
fine-leaved, very colourful plant for accents
Growth
fast
pH value
4 - 7
Temperature tolerance
18 - 30°C
Carbonate hardness
0 - 8°dKH
General hardness
0 - 30°dGH
Propagation
Cuttings
Can grow emersed?
yes
Source
Flowgrow

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General information

Item no.
135.0071.00
EAN
Weight 0,10 kg
Shipping weight 0,10 kg

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This item has been rated 4.3 out of 5 stars
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Oleg G.
Ludwigia inclinata var. verticillata Cuba
20th August
Ludwigia inclinata var. verticillata 'Cuba' - in Vitro
Ludwigia inclinata var. verticillata 'Cuba' - in Vitro

Beautiful plant.Very fast and inexpensive delivery.The seller is very sociable.I recommend this seller. All at the highest level.Super! (read more)

Marily Joanny V.
Bella pianta
26th March
Ludwigia inclinata var. verticillata 'Cuba' - in Vitro
Ludwigia inclinata var. verticillata 'Cuba' - in Vitro

Bellissima pianta. Ottimo prodotto. Invio di qualità. Buono servizio al cliente. Comprerò sicuramente unaltra opportunità. Grazie per la qualità del servizio

Elia R.
Super
3rd May 2020
Ludwigia inclinata var. verticillata 'Cuba' - Pot
Ludwigia inclinata var. verticillata 'Cuba' - Pot

Very fast shipment to Italy and plant in excellent conditions. Very careful instructions for the treatment of the plants. Very recommended shop. Super!!!

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