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Pogostemon Stellatus

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Common Name: Eusteralis Stellata

Plant Use:
Background

Difficulty Level: Advanced

Light Demand: High

Co2 Demand: High

Fertilizer Demand: High

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Plant Pictures shown are of Submersed Grown Plants in Aquariums under Optimum Plant Growing Conditions. Plants Sent are grown in Farms in Emmersed or Submersed Conditions depending on variety. Hence, Plant/Leaf Structures may vary from that shown in pictures. When they are grown submersed in aquariums under Optimum Growing Conditions as required by the Plant (Light, Co2 and Nutrients) they will get the appearance as shown in pictures
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Description: Pogostemon Stellatus, often referred to as "Eusteralis Stellata" or "Pogostemon Stellatus Octopus," is a beautiful and star-like aquatic plant known for its slender stems and delicate foliage. Belonging to the Lamiaceae family, this species originates from Asia, particularly regions like India and Southeast Asia. Its intricate, star-shaped leaves and vibrant green color make it a sought-after choice among aquarists looking to add elegance and vertical interest to their aquariums.

Plant Information:

  • Scientific Name: Pogostemon Stellatus
  • Family: Lamiaceae
  • Origin: Asia (India, Southeast Asia)
  • Difficulty Level: Moderate to Advanced
  • Lighting Requirements: Medium to High
  • CO2 Requirement: Medium to High
  • Temperature Range: 68-82°F (20-28°C)
  • pH Range: 6.0-7.5
  • Propagation: Cuttings, Side Shoots

Growing Information:

1. Lighting: Pogostemon Stellatus thrives in medium to high lighting conditions. Adequate light is crucial for promoting compact growth and maintaining the plant's intricate leaf structure.

2. CO2 and Nutrients: This species benefits from medium to high CO2 levels and appreciates nutrient-rich water. A well-balanced liquid fertilizer and a nutrient-rich substrate contribute to its optimal growth.

3. Water Parameters: Maintain a temperature range of 68-82°F (20-28°C) and a slightly acidic to neutral pH between 6.0-7.5. Pogostemon Stellatus can adapt to various water hardness levels.

4. Planting: Plant the individual stems in the substrate, ensuring proper spacing to allow light to reach the lower parts of the plant. The intricate, star-shaped leaves create a visually appealing display.

5. Pruning: Regular pruning is essential to encourage lateral branching and prevent the plant from becoming too dense. Trimming the upper parts of the stems promotes bushier growth.

6. Propagation: Pogostemon Stellatus can be propagated through cuttings or side shoots. Cuttings can be replanted in the substrate, and side shoots that develop along the stems can be separated and planted independently.

7. Background Plant: Due to its tall and graceful appearance, Pogostemon Stellatus is often used as a background plant in aquariums, contributing to the overall aesthetics of the aquascape.

8. Visual Impact: The star-like leaves and the overall delicate appearance of Pogostemon Stellatus make it a captivating addition to planted aquariums. Its presence adds a touch of elegance and complexity to aquatic layouts.

Pogostemon Stellatus is an excellent choice for aquarists seeking to create a visually stunning and intricate aquascape. With attention to lighting, CO2, and nutrient levels, this aquatic plant can flourish, providing a striking focal point in the aquarium.


 

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Plant Use
Background
Difficulty Level
Advanced
Light Demand
High
Co2 Demand
High
Fertilizer Demand
High
Packing Type
Loose