Acorus aquarium plant

Acorus have horizontal rhizomes with narrow bright green pointed leaves with spread like a fan. These plants do well at temperatures of around 22 c.

Acorus pusillus

Acorus pusillus
Common Name: Dwarf rush, Sweet flag

A marsh plant from Eastern Asia that can be adapted to aquatic life. Very slow growing in its submerged form

pH range: 6.4 - 7.2
Temperature range: 19 - 22C
Water hardness: 100 - 200 ppm
Propagation: By rhizome cutting. Best propagated emersed as a bog plant
Habitat: Eastern Asia

Acorus gramineus

Acorus gramineus var. variegatus
Common Name: Japanese rush

Leaves up to 40cm with a white or yellow border; otherwise similar to A. gramineus above.

pH range: 6.4 - 7.2
Temperature range: 19 - 22C
Water hardness: Hardness 100 – 200 ppm
Propagation: By rhizome cutting. Best propagated emersed as a bog plant
Habitat: Northeast Asia China Japan