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Contortion "Giant Corkscrew" (Vallisneria Asiatica) - Set of 2 Plants

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Vallisneria Asiatica, also known as corkscrew vallisneria, originates from Japan. It is a very attractive plant with tightly twisted light green leaves that make for an interesting and unique appearance. V. Asiatica looks best and has the most visual impact when planted in close groups of 6-10 bunches — or even more!

At Modern Aquarium, we recommend the corkscrew vallisneria plant for background planting. Learn more about care and maintenance before ordering this plant for your tank.

Care & Maintenance

V. Asiatica is a hardy and highly adaptable plant that will grow well in most water conditions. It does not require, but will welcome, high lightning conditions. We suggest planting it in a fine gravel substrate for faster acclimation and plant growth. This plant has strong roots that will hold fast even with bottom-dwelling fish.

  • Minimum Lighting Required: Moderate
  • Temperature Range: 70-82°F
  • Tank Placement: Background

This corkscrew vallisneria propagates through runners.

At Modern Aquarium, we strive to bring you the healthiest possible specimens. We work very hard to ensure that every plant bunch we ship to you looks its best and is representative of the photo shown on our site. Order now to receive free shipping on all orders over $50!

Reviews (27)

  • 4
    The plants came in a timely manner and are doing well so far.

    Posted by gerald hall on 19 Oct 2021

    So far, so good.

  • 5
    Contortion (Giant Corkscrew)

    Posted by Steve Minnick on 14 Sep 2021

    The plant arrived in great shape! I was very pleased to see how healthy the plant was. After soaking it in room temperature for over 24 hours, I planted it in my aquarium. I hope it likes it’s new home.

  • 5
    Nice looking

    Posted by Jennifer on 13 Sep 2021

    These plants were really nice when they arrived. I followed all instructions carefully and then put them in my tank … I’m not sure if they are gonna make it. Going to give it some more time though.

  • 4
    Contortion "giant corkscrew"

    Posted by Lee on 24 Aug 2021

    Nice, healthy, clean plants and they arrived a bit sooner than I expected. They look nice in my aquarium.

  • 5
    corkscrew val

    Posted by rich r on 22 May 2021

    Tall healthy plants arrived, very pleased

  • 3

    Posted by Tony on 26 Apr 2021

    Came in a little sparse but roots were healthy and holding the substrate.

  • 4
    nice plant

    Posted by Thomas on 21 Apr 2021

    smaller than I thought, but still looks nice in my tank

  • 3
    Giant Corkscrew

    Posted by Frank LALLAS on 20 Apr 2021

    Arrived in good condition however soon after planted they have begun to melt I hope they comeback

  • 5

    Posted by Marco Vegas on 15 Apr 2021

    Plants were delivered in great shape, nice and green with good root stock. Bigger than what I was expecting which is great.

  • 5

    Posted by Stephanie Luke on 13 Mar 2021

    Very nice plant. Healthy

  • 5
    Giant cockscrew

    Posted by Sandy central NY on 5 Mar 2021

    Not bad. Pretty plants. Waiting to what the future brings. I did not have a lot of “die off”.

  • 5

    Posted by Stephanie Luke on 1 Mar 2021

    Very healthy