Cryptocoryne pontederiifolia counts among the most well kept cryptocorynes. A shady location is ok, but, slightly illuminated specimens will gain extra growth height as compared to plants cultivated underneath in depth light. The species feels most comfortable in soft to medium-hard, weak acid to neutral water. Pontederiifolia flourishes in temperatures between 18 and 28 levels C, with the most fulfilling range between 22 and 25. Pontederiifolia belongs to the medium-sized cryptocorynes, and ought to be planted as a bunch.