Narrowleaf Anacharis - Egeria najas
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Narrowleaf Anacharis (Egeria najas) is very similar to the very popular common Anacharis (E. densa) but has skinnier, narrow leaves that sprout from a more delicate thin stalk. The leaves may curl downward slightly at the ends. These plants can be planted in the substrate or can remain floating at the surface.
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||Narrowleaf Anacharis|
|Scientific Name||Egeria najas|
|Light Intensity||Low to Moderate|
|Water Hardness||Soft to Moderate|
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Ratings & Reviews
Love for height!
by Kenny Garzzillo
These grow vey nicely and great to give dimension in height for your tank. Grows nicely, quickly, and vey manageable. Hardy plants ..