Growth rate: Slow
Height: 20 – 30+
Light demand: Medium
CO2 : Medium
Cyperus spp are widespread in tropical areas with only a few species found submersed. Cyperus helferi originated from Thailand.
Growing to around 20-35cm tall and with it’s rosets growing to 15-25cm wide they look awesome in any tank.
However please note that they do require high amount of Light and CO2 injection is recommended to promote good growth.
This is such an underrated plant and by having it in Tissue Culture it provides the best addition as it won’t introduce algae or pest snails.