Lemon Bacopa - Bacopa caroliniana
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Lemon Bacopa (Bacopa caroliniana) has thick, leafy strands of oval-shaped leaves that are usually reddish-brown to green in color. Bacopa tends to grow best in harder water and grows much slower than many other bunch plants.
Bunched plants are typically sold as cuttings that are bound together with a metal plant weight or rubber bands. These individual stalks can be planted by inserting the end of the stalk into the substrate, either individually or - with some plants - in groupings of several stalks. Most bunch plants do not have roots but may grow roots in time. They can be easily pruned by trimming the stalk at the desired height. The trimmings can then be planted as well if desired. Some bunched plants do not need to be planted and may be allowed to float on the water's surface.
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|Common Name||Lemon Bacopa|
|Scientific Name||Bacopa caroliniana|
|Water Hardness||Moderate to Hard|
|Flowers||Yes, emerged small purple blossoms|
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Ratings & Reviews
The bacopa arrived looking healthy. After two weeks in the tank the plant seems to have adjusted well, There are signs of new growth and roots have formed along the stems. All in all I am very pleased with the purchase and would consider ordering in the future.
by Mr. Jones
Very nice. After a couple of weeks it has forked and already needing to be trimmed back.