Water Wisteria

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  • Easy Aquatic Plant
  • Light Preference/Tolerated (Bright Indirect Light, Medium Light)
  • Aquatic Watering Needs
  • Mature Height 20 inches

Water Wisteria is an attractive freshwater aquarium plant, originating from Thailand and India. It has finely branched, bright green leaves with a delicate appearance; its unique and irregularly shaped leaves fill out quickly to brighten any aquascape. Water Wisteria is a fast grower and prized in the aquascaping community for its ability to clean your tank of pollutants and keep it healthy. 

Water Wisteria Sunlight Requirements

Water Wisteria requires low to medium light levels, but both the water temperature and lighting will affect the shape of the leaf. Lower-intensity lighting may cause the plant's lower leaves to drop off and increase the space between the leaves. Water Wisteria will appear more bushy and compact when higher-intensity lighting is used. 

Water Wisteria Care

Maintain aquarium water temperatures in the range of 70 - 86 degrees F. Temperatures outside of this range can slow the rate of photosynthesis. Avoid extremes in the water pH–this plant prefers to be in a range of 6.5- 7.5. Depending on how you plant it, this species can climb upwards to the surface of the water or spread horizontally across the substrate surface like a green carpet. As a carpet, the thick green growth will visually brighten up and soften the bottom of the tank. Water wisteria is a fast grower, but it will stay compact with a bit of regular maintenance pruning. It can be propagated from cuttings or by side shoots; be sure to use sharp, clean scissors when cutting or trimming. 

Watering Water Wisteria

Avoid extremes in pH level; this plant prefers to be in a range of 6.5-7.5. Keep water temperatures between 70 - 86 degrees F. 

Feeding Water Wisteria

Pale leaves are an indication the aquarium needs fertilizer. An occasional CO2 injection will produce fuller growth.

Water Wisteria Information

Light Exposure: Bright Indirect Light, Medium Light
Care Requirements: Easy
Watering Requirements: pH 6.5-7.5
Pet Friendly: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Air Purifier: Moderate
Habit: Upright
Growth Rate: Fast
Mature Height: 20 inches
Mature Spread: 10 inches
Flowering: Yes
Flower Color(s): Purple, White
Flower Shade/Description: Purple and White
Fragrant:
Foliage Type:
Foliage Color(s): Green
Foliage Description: Light Green
Temperature: 70° - 82°F (21° - 28°C)
Humidity: Average (40% - 60%)
Common Name: Water Wisteria
Other Name(s): Water Wisteria
Scientific Name: Hygrophila difformis
Plant Type: House Plant

Container Sizes

Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.

4.5 Pot

4.5" Pot
 Also Know As:
   4.5" Container

 Plant Age:
   ~ 6 months
 Plant Size:
   ~ 3"-6"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.5"H x 3.75"W
 Volume:
   1.42 quarts

Quart Pot

Quart Pot
 Also Know As:
   Quart

 Plant Age:
   ~ 1 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 4"-8"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.75"H x 4.5"W
 Volume:
   1.50 quarts

2.5 Quart

2.5 Quart
 Also Know As:
   2.5 Quart Pot

 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 8"-12"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 6.5"H x 6.5"W
 Volume:
   2.20-2.30 quarts

#1 Pot

#1 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #1 Container
    1 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 2 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 10"-14"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 7"H x 7.75"W
 Volume:
   2.26-3.73 quarts

#2 Pot

#2 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #2 Container
    2 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 2-3 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-18"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 9.5"H x 9.5"W
 Volume:
   1.19-1.76 gallons

#3 Pot

#3 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #3 Container
    3 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 3-4 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-30"
 Pot Size:
   ~9.5"H x 11"W
 Volume:
   2.32-2.76 gallons


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Summer Shipping

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