Bacopa caroliniana
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Bacopa caroliniana

Common Names: Bacopa
Giant Bacopa
Distribution: Central America
Description: Easily identified by its fresh minty smell. Bacopa caroliniana is green except in high lighting which will produce brown leaves. Stem plant, leaves are fleshy and form at two per node.
Potential Height: 40cm   (15.7")
Growth Rate: Medium
Care: Not a difficult plant to keep, due to its flexibility in range of lighting and and other parameters. As with a lot of plants, Bacopa will do the best with good lighting, CO2, and a steady supply of macro and micro nutrients.
Difficulty: Easy
22°C - 28°C
72°F - 82°F
5 - 8
1 dH - 18 dH
Lighting: Will do well in two or more watts per gallon of fluorescent lighting.
Propagation: Cuttings of more than a couple inches will fare best, and cuts should be place just above the node.
Comments: Easy mid or background plant for most aquariums. Provides good contrast to a lot of other aquarium plants.
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