Aponogeton madagascariensis

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Madagascar Lace Plant




6 - 8                       


Upright Bulb



Mid - Background

Bare Root and Bulb

Aponogeton madagascariensis aquarium plant


Florida Aquatic Nurseries grows Aponogeton madagascariensis.  Madagascar lace plant, as it is commonly known, is one of the most ornate of all aquarium plants.  Aponogeton madagascariensis is an aquatic bulb plant native to the island nation of Madagascar along with many of the other Aponogetons used in the Aquarium plant trade.  Aponogeton madagascariensis is an excellent aquarium plant as the central focal point in a planted aquarium displaying dark green leaves that have a netted look to them.  Aponogeton madagascariensis is on of the most recognizable aquarium plants because of the leaves highly unique look.  Aponogeton madagascariensis are bulb plants and will sometimes go dormant to the bulb stage of the plant.  Just be patient and new leaves will begin to sprout.  Sometimes it is helpful to take the bulb out of the aquarium for a resting period and keep it stored in moist sand until leaves begin to sprout.  Then plant the Aponogeton bulb back into the aquarium.

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