Common name: Undulate cryptocoryne Origin: India
This attractive cryptocoryne produces long, dark green, highly ruffled leaves, which make it a good display plant. As it ages it may produce leaves capable of reaching more than 14 in (35 cm) in length. Low light levels may cause the plant to produce light green leaves. It does well in hard water.
Maximum height: 12 in (30 cm)
Growth rate: Slow to Medium
Area: Background, Midground, Foreground, Specimen, or unusual
Propagation: By adventitious plantlets
Difficulty: 2, 3
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