Cryptocoryne beckettii originates from Sri Lanka and can grow to a height of 10 cm - 15 cm. The leaf colour and shape depends by and large on environmental conditions in your aquaria. This is common in most of the Cryptocoryne species. A substrate which is rich in nutrients will encourage growth to occur quicker. Although Cryptocoryne beckettii ''Petchii'' is partial to heavy fertilization and CO2 supplementation being added it is not a necessity to achieve optimal growth. Is suitable as a mid-ground plant.