Rotala rotundifolia (Roundleaf Toothcup)


Rotala rotundifolia, or Roundleaf Toothcup, is a marsh plant suitable both for the banks of the pond and submerged in the aquarium for oxygenation

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Additional information

Main characteristics

Rotala rotundifolia is a ground cover plant suitable for growing both in pond banks and in the aquarium in submerged form


The emerging leaves are rounded and green in colour, while the entire submerged part is reddish


The inflorescences produced by the plants emerging from the water are covered with lilac-coloured flowers

Flowering period

August – September

Planting depth

It can live either in waterlogged soil, at a depth of -15 cm in pond banks, or submerged in an aquarium

Plant height

About 20 cm

Soil to use

Field soil with 2/3 tablets of Osmocote fertilizer near the rhizome


Full direct sun for at least 6 hours in the middle hours of the day

PH tolerated

Acidic, neutral or basic (alkaline): 6 to 8

Frost Resistance

it fears harsh winters and cannot withstand ice in contact with roots


Native plant of Asia

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