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Re: Flowering Vallisneria Americana
On Fri, 14 May 1999, Colin Anderson wrote:
> I'm interested in knowing if anyone out there has ever seen the flowers of
> Val. Americana, better yet, information on how they got it to flower.
The one time I've gotten V. spiralis to flower was when I transplanted a
lot of it en masse from its happy CO2-injected high-light planted home
into a harsh Lake Tanganyika tank (pH 8+, very hard). I got tons of
flower stalks. I think they did the plant equivalent of panicking and
were trying to reproduce before the harsh environment killed them.
OK, it's not V. americana, but maybe the story'll help. :)
erik at thekrib dot com