Rotala ‘Red Cross’ – Potted
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Rotala ‘Red Cross’ – Potted Plants (Imported Plants)

Rotala ‘Red Cross,’ an exquisite and vibrant aquatic plant that will bring a stunning pop of color to your freshwater aquarium. Renowned for its striking red foliage and graceful, bushy growth, Rotala ‘Red Cross’ adds a touch of elegance and beauty to any aquascape. With its unique appearance and easy-to-care-for nature, this exquisite plant is perfect for aquarists looking to create a captivating underwater landscape. Experience the splendor of Rotala ‘Red Cross’ and transform your aquarium into a mesmerizing aquatic masterpiece.

Care Guide: Providing proper care is essential for the health and vibrancy of your Rotala ‘Red Cross.’ Follow this care guide to ensure optimal conditions for your plant:


  • Rotala ‘Red Cross’ thrives in moderate to high lighting conditions.
  • Provide at least 8-10 hours of light per day, using full-spectrum aquarium lighting for best results.

Water Parameters:

  • Temperature: Maintain a water temperature between 72-82°F (22-28°C).
  • pH: Keep the pH level in the slightly acidic to neutral range, ideally between 6.5-7.5.
  • Hardness: Rotala ‘Red Cross’ prefers soft to moderately hard water with a hardness range of 2-12 dGH.

Substrate and Anchoring:

  • Plant Rotala ‘Red Cross’ in a nutrient-rich substrate with good water circulation.
  • Ensure that the plant’s roots are well-anchored in the substrate to prevent floating.


  • Rotala ‘Red Cross’ is a fast-growing plant that benefits from regular fertilization.
  • Supplement with liquid or root tab fertilizers rich in micronutrients, iron, and potassium to promote healthy growth and vibrant coloration.

CO2 Injection:

  • Consider supplementing with CO2 injection to enhance the growth and coloration of Rotala ‘Red Cross.’
  • CO2 supplementation can help achieve lush, dense growth and intensify the plant’s red coloration.

Pruning and Maintenance:

  • Trim Rotala ‘Red Cross’ regularly to encourage bushy growth and prevent overcrowding.
  • Remove any yellowing or damaged leaves to maintain the plant’s appearance and health.
  • Perform regular water changes to maintain water quality and prevent nutrient imbalances.


  • Rotala ‘Red Cross’ can be propagated by stem cuttings.
  • Simply cut healthy stems from the parent plant and replant them in the substrate to establish new growth.


  • Rotala ‘Red Cross’ is compatible with a wide range of aquarium fish and invertebrates.
  • Provide ample space for the plant to grow and avoid planting it near aggressive species that may damage its delicate foliage.

Note: Rotala ‘Red Cross’ is a versatile and resilient plant that adds vibrant color and lush foliage to any aquarium. With its graceful growth habit and intense red coloration, it is perfect for creating striking aquascapes and focal points in your underwater garden.

Experience the beauty of Rotala ‘Red Cross’ in your aquarium. Order now to bring a touch of elegance and vibrancy to your aquatic landscape. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced hobbyist, this exquisite plant will thrive with proper care, becoming a cherished centerpiece in your underwater oasis.


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