Wendt's Crypt (Cryptocoryne wendtii)

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Wendt's Crypt

Cryptocoryne wendtii "Green"

Cryptocoryne wendtii



6.0 - 8.0

22 -28 °C (71.6-82.4°F)

Max Height

30 cm (11.8")

Max Width

20 cm (7.9")

Alternative Names & Varients[edit]

Wendt's Crypt, Green Wendtii, Red Wendtii, Green Crypt, Red Crypt


Sri Lanka, South eastern Asia

Environment Specifics[edit]

A steady pH and hardness are required to grow this plant. It will accept a wide range of these parameters so long as they are stable. Does best in good lighting conditions with fertilising.


Highly variable due to numerous natural mutations in chromosome number. Has highly variable leaf colour, shape, and texture depending on chromosome number, lighting, nutrient supply, and water parameters.
Variants include:
  • Green
  • Brown
  • Mi Oya
  • Tropica


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