Tissue Culture Plants

Crypt. Lutea

Cryptocoryne lutea
  • Care Sheet

This Cryptocoryne grows well when established. Suited to being planted in both the mid and background of an aquarium, and looks best when planted in large groups


Cryptocoryne lutea’s dense foliage makes best suited for planting in the midground area of your tank. (For more tips about Aquascaping your Aquarium, download our free guide “Aquascaping. 10 tips for making the most of your tank”.)

Like most Cryptocoryne species, this aquarium plant prefers stable water conditions, so be sure to test regularly. You will find it’s preferred water conditions at left.

Over time, Cryptocoryne lutea will develop lush green leaves. You can use it as a filler around other feature plants when creating a planted aquarium.

Once settled reproduction occurs quickly, as the plant will send out runners.

Due to it’s large root system, this is a root feeder, so use substrate fertilisers.

Height: 15-20cm

Lighting: Medium

pH: 6.8-7.2

Temp:  22-26o

Skill Level: 2

Tissue Culture Plants have been grown in sterile containers that allow the to be easily moved and which are free from disease, pest and pathogens.

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