Re: Aponogeton capuronii
On Sunday, 15 October 1995, Karen Randall wrote:
> I have an A. capuronii too. It is listed (and pictured) in the
> Oriental Aquarium catalog. It is a Madagascar native, and if you
> compare it to A. stachysporus it really is quite different. A.
> capuronii doesn't cork screw the way stachysporus does.
Interesting. The leaves on my plant have anywhere from 1 to 3 half-twists
> The leaves are incredibly ruffled, and very stiff and "crispy" (they
> don't even feel like leaves if you touch them, more like plastic!)
Yep. Some of the leaves cracked in transport. I've never seen this
> I've had mine since March, and it didd well all summer. It seems
> to be heading for a rest period now. I don't usually bother
> "resting" Aponos, but I like this one enough that I'll probably
> give it a try.
Please keep me posted on what happens to it. Mine is currently
sending up a couple of leaves.
Would you classify this as a "high", "moderate", or "low"-light plant?
Mine is sitting under 6 40W grow & show bulbs with about a 10-20% duckweed
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