Vallisneria sp. "Rubra"

Vallisneria sp. "Rubra"

  • Undemanding grass-like plant
  • Narrow, light green to reddish leaves
  • Fast propagation by runners
In stock
Free shipping on orders over € 60,- within Germany Change region
Express delivery possible
1-3 business days - order within the next 5 hours and 22 minutes and we’ll deliver tomorrow at the earliest
I want to order to 

When supplied as a potted plant and/or bunch, it is very important that it is not planted in direct company of invertebrates. The plant should be watered for at least a week - with regular water changes - before introducing it into your aquarium. The plant nurseries commonly use raw material from Asia for these variants. When planted into an existing ecosystem, it is possible that invertebrates could be harmed. There should be no issues with a new set-up - but regular water changes are advised as well.

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 narrow-leaved Vallisneria is produced by the nursery Aquaflora (Netherlands) as "Vallisneria rubra". However it is not the Australian species Vallisneria rubra (also known as Maidenia rubra), a totally different stem plant. We label the plant provisionally as Vallisneria sp. "Rubra" as long as its species identity is unclear. With its only few millimeters broad, tapering leaves it resembles Vallisneria nana. Good lighting provided, the leaves take on a reddish coloration. They reach a length of at least 35 cm.

Generally, Vallisnerias are undemanding plants. At least moderate lighting and good nutrient supply are recommendable. The plant propagates itself by its runners. Newly appearing runners can be removed if the plant is spreading too much in the aquarium.

With its narrow, grass-like, light green to reddish leaves, Vallisneria sp. "Rubra" looks decorative in the background, midground and at the sidewalls of not too small aquariums.

General information

Item no.
Shipping weight

Customers ask customers

You have questions about this product? Ask other customer or our support team about this product!

Customer reviews

This item has not been rated
Please sign in if you want to write a review. Sign in
5 Stars(0)
4 Stars(0)
3 Stars(0)
2 Stars(0)
1 Star(0)