Hygrophila Angustifolia also known as Willow Hygro originally comes from East Asia.This plant has large stems with narrow leaves that sway in the waters current like a weeping willow tree. The Hygrophila Angustifolia plant is beneficial to aquarium environments. This plant removes nitrates from the water keeping you aquarium cleaner.
Hygrophila Angustifolia requires a moderate amount of lighting of at least 2 to 3 watts per gallon of full spectrum light. These plants benefit from regular additions of CO2, iron rich fertilizers, and a nutrient rich substrate.
Reproduction within this species is easily achieved from cuttings. Simply cut healthy mature plants with scissors and remove any leaves from the bottom 1-2 inches. Replant and new root growth will form from the last node on the stem.