Cherry Hedge


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Alternanthera ficoidea var. ‘cherry stem’

Althernanthera ficoidea var. ‘cherry stem’ is a terrarium plant that is sometimes used as an aquarium decoration. It can only be submerged for several months after which it must be grown emerged for several months before being submerged again.


Common Name:         Cherry Hedge

Family Name:            Amaranthaceae

Native To:                  The Americas

Lighting:                     High

Requirements:            Must have a period of terrestrial growth for good health              

Growth Form:             Stem

Growth Rate:              fast

True Aquatic:              No, terrarium plant

Placement in Tank:    Mid-ground 

Available As:              Bunch

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