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  • I know a number of crypt enthusiasts follow this blog, so I figured it’d be easiest to post my request right here. If you go out and visit wild populations...

    Seeds please

    I know a number of crypt enthusiasts follow this blog, so I figured it’d be easiest to post my request right here. If you go out and visit wild populations...

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  • Lagenandra have three general growth patterns when it comes to vegetative propagation: 1) They produce runners with daughter plants on the ends. L. narii is an example of that. 2)...

    Dividing Lagenandra thwaitesii

    Lagenandra have three general growth patterns when it comes to vegetative propagation: 1) They produce runners with daughter plants on the ends. L. narii is an example of that. 2)...

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  • Cryptocoryne zukalii is a very special plant. Back in the ’70s, a local collected this plant from somewhere in West Malaysia and sold it to an exporter. From there it...

    Cryptocoryne zukalii

    Cryptocoryne zukalii is a very special plant. Back in the ’70s, a local collected this plant from somewhere in West Malaysia and sold it to an exporter. From there it...

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  • Different from my other two varieties of bangkaensis, this one sports green leaves that are slightly bullate. It also has a fair bit of wine-red coloration under the leaves, especially...

    Cryptocoryne bangkaensis

    Different from my other two varieties of bangkaensis, this one sports green leaves that are slightly bullate. It also has a fair bit of wine-red coloration under the leaves, especially...

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  • Cryptocoryne can be successfully grown several ways: 1) Fully emersed 2) Semi emersed 3) Fully submersed In this post, I will detail the setup and general requirements of growing Cryptocoryne...

    How to grow Cryptocoryne emersed

    Cryptocoryne can be successfully grown several ways: 1) Fully emersed 2) Semi emersed 3) Fully submersed In this post, I will detail the setup and general requirements of growing Cryptocoryne...

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  • I’ve had this plant flower before, but in the three more recent times its bloomed, I noticed that even though overall the spathe was getting larger as the plant got...

    Cryptocoryne nurii Pahang

    I’ve had this plant flower before, but in the three more recent times its bloomed, I noticed that even though overall the spathe was getting larger as the plant got...

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  • Found only in a limited area in Johore, Malaysia, I was quite happy to receive this plant earlier this year. Though I wouldn’t call the growth vigorous, it is healthy,...

    Cryptocoryne schulzei

    Found only in a limited area in Johore, Malaysia, I was quite happy to receive this plant earlier this year. Though I wouldn’t call the growth vigorous, it is healthy,...

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  • One of the many Cryptocoryne cordata in my collection recently flowered for the first time. Collector information: Cryptocoryne cordata ‘Siamensis’ NJT02-52 I received this plant from a friend, who happens...

    Cryptocoryne cordata ‘Siamensis’

    One of the many Cryptocoryne cordata in my collection recently flowered for the first time. Collector information: Cryptocoryne cordata ‘Siamensis’ NJT02-52 I received this plant from a friend, who happens...

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