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TCulture Eleocharis Parvula

SKU C3415

The hairgrass offered under the name Eleocharis parvula forms a dense, low-growing (under 10 cm in height) light green lawn of hair-thin leaves. In reality, it probably belongs to the species Eleocharis pusilla originating from Australia and New Zealand. This reliable ground-covering plant is used in aquascaping very often.


Synonyms Scirpus pumilio Sprengel
Misapplied names Eleocharis parvula, Eleocaris parvula
Complete botanical name Eleócharis pusílla R. Br.
Family Cyperaceae
Genus Eleocharis
Difficulty easy
Colour light green
Usage Nano tanks, Foreground, group, Foreground, ground cover
Aquascaping forms a grass-like lawn
Growth medium
pH value 5 - 7
Temperature tolerance 12 - 27°C
Carbonate hardness 0 - 14°dKH
General hardness 0 - 30°dGH
Propagation Runners, Splitting, cutting off daughter plants
Can grow emersed? yes