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On Sunday, Dec 17, 2000 Bud wrote
> Is anyone growing Lysimachia nummularia with great
> success? What are your conditions like and are you
> doing anything special to get it to take off. I have
> not been able to get this to go, it always melts from
> the base up. Everything else in the tank, Ludwigia,
> Alteranthera, Rotala does very well. Call me stumped.
I grew it for a couple years, but I wouldn't say it was with great
success. I propogated it, but I suppose I could have done better if I
found a use for the plants.
The plants I started with were grown emersed and it took them a couple
months to start growing submersed -- probably the second slowest start-up
I've seen. When they did start growing they grew slowly. I gave them
bright light, but probably not enough fertilizer to suit them.
I eventually threw the plants away. One of the Dutch-style tanks in the
showcase contains a very nice display of L. nummularia "aurea". It was
enough to make me rethink tossing the plants.