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Cryptocoryne Wendtii Red Portion

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Cryptocoryne wendtii "Red" is a variation of the standard Cryptocoryne wendtii which in turn is one of the most popular Crypts. As with other variations, it is adaptable to most conditions and the conditions in which it lives will often affect its form.

Natural History

Cryptocoryne wendtii is a species of herb which is a popular aquarium plant which is native to Sri Lanka. It was described by Dutch botanist Hendrik de Wit in honour of aquarium hobbyist and writer Albert Wendt.

Pro Tips

When grown in an open space with sufficient light the leaves will virtually lie on the bottom. In other conditions, the leaves will grow more upright.

Type: Rosulate
Origin: Asia
Growth Rate: Medium
Light Demand: Low
CO2: Low

3 Reviews

  • 4
    great leave look great

    Posted by Jean-Robin Tremblay on 2019 May 25th

    good buy

  • 5
    Crypt Wendtii Red

    Posted by Nathan Stephenson on 2019 May 11th

    Large clump, easily 3 plants. Very healthy roots and leaves. Very happy.

  • 5
    Growing already

    Posted by Liam Kelly on 2018 Dec 26th

    This plant is a great value. You could easily cut this into dozens of little crypts. I planted it as a clump and it had already grown by the next morning. Not a speck of brown or melt on the clump. Happy and healthy.