Bucephalandra APF Platinum

Bucephalandra APF Platinum from Aquarium Plants Factory®
Bucephalandra White Marble vs Buce APF Platinum from Aquarium Plants Factory®
Buce APF Platinum Premium Line Bucephalandra The Most Beautiful Buce!
Bucephalandra APF Platinum is a unique and highly prized variety of Bucephalandra aquatic plant, known for its stunning white ivory leaves and distinctive ripple pattern.

Bucephalandra APF Platinum

Regular price $29.99 Sale price $9.99
Emersed Growth
Shipping calculated at checkout.
  • Secure payments
  • Fresh & Grown Sustainably
  • 24-Hours Live Arrival Guarantee
  • In stock, ready to ship
  • Inventory on the way

This listing is qualified for



Discover the beauty and rarity of Bucephalandra APF Platinum, exclusively available from Aquarium Plants Factory. As the first aquatic plants nursery to introduce this unique plant to the US market, we are proud to offer the stunning Bucephalandra APF Platinum to aquarium enthusiasts everywhere. With its distinctive appearance, this plant offers a striking contrast to other plants in your tank. At first glance, it resembles the Bucephalandra White Marble, but what sets it apart is it has less marble variegation and its ability to turn white completely which will create a stunning visual effect in your aquarium. 

Bucephalandra APF Platinum is a unique and highly prized variety of Bucephalandra aquatic plant, known for its stunning white ivory leaves and distinctive ripple pattern. This rare and exotic plant is native to the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia and is a slow-growing species that adds a touch of elegance to any aquarium or terrarium. With its low maintenance needs and ability to adapt to a wide range of water conditions, Bucephalandra APF Platinum is a great option for both beginner and experienced aquarists. Whether you're looking to create a stunning focal point in a planted tank or add texture and contrast to a lush underwater landscape, this plant is a must-have for any serious aquatic gardener.

  • One of the rarest Bucephalandra on the market
  • Sold as Bare-root plants or Potted plants

Disclaimer: Pictures are not the actual plants you will receive, but a sample representation. Unless specific, we don't guarantee aquatic plants will be free of pests, and pesticides, grow emerged, or submerge.

Scientific Name

Bucephalandra APF Platinum


Buce APF White Platinum

Common Name

Buce, Bucep

Higher Classification


Plant Type

Rheophyte / Epiphyte


Attachable to Driftwood, Stone, or Decor


Not Required

Growth Rates


Difficulty Level


Nutrient Substrate

Not Required

Can it grow emerged?


Lighting Requirements

Low - High

    This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

    Handling time for Live Plants orders:
    Live plants are shipped from Monday - Saturday if you choose United States Postal Services (USPS): Most plant-only orders can ship out within 1-3 business days excluded out-of-stock, pre-order, or backorder products.
    UPS 2-Days and UPS Overnight only ship from Monday-Wednesday to ensure they arrived in the same week. Please be mindful we also have 1-2 business days handling time, so please placed your order on or before Tuesday, the cut off time is 6:00 AM Pacific Time (PT)
    Handling time for Live Animals orders:
    Live Animals are shipped from  Monday - Wednesday: Live Animals orders take longer to ship. We only ship Live Animals orders when they can be delivered within the week so they don't spend an extra day in transit on the weekend.
    Handling time for Live Animals ranges from 1-5 business days depending on the weather and health of the livestock. We will email tracking information when the order is shipped.
    Free ShippingWe offer Free Shipping on eligible orders.
    • Free Shipping will take 2-5 days to reach you
    • If your orders included Live Plants & Live Animals. We will combine the shipment and you will see the flat rate shipping cost at checkout
    • Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam, and US Virgin Islands customers are not qualified for the Free Shipping program. Please upgrade to Expedited or Express Mail for faster delivery. 
      Delayed Parcels: Sometimes your packages may take longer than normal to arrive with U.S. Postal Service or our chosen courier. We are legally obliged to wait 15 working days (3 weeks) for a package to be considered lost. See U.S. Postal Service website for further detail. 
      • We cannot be held responsible for any delay caused by U.S. Postal Service but if your packages were lost by the courier service, we will issue a replacement by 50/50, which means we pay 50% and the customers pay 50% plus shipping for the replacement orders.
      Refused Shipment PolicyAll customers must keep their address information up-to-date!
      • Please always keep your shipping address up-to-date! ( Debit and Credit Card, Paypal, Apple Pay, Google Pay, Amazon Pay, Shopify Pay, Ali Pay, and other payment processing services )
      • Any shipment being refused or shipped back to us by providing a wrong address or other reasons will not be refundable
      Cancellations: We understand sometimes thing goes out of control.
      • Please contact us ASAP if you want to cancel your orders. Orders only might be canceled if they are not being shipped by shipping couriers. 

      Return Policy: All sales are final

      • We do not accept returns or exchanges for Live Plants and Live Animals


        24 Hours Live Arrival Guarantee* - In a rare case of live stocks dead on arrival, we must be notified within 24 hours by the same day of delivery. Please take clear photos of the damaged product and send it to us within 24 hours.  Live Arrival Guarantee will be void after 24 hours of delivery. All replacements are considered final and we will not replace the replacement.

        1. Picture requirements: Take at least 2 clear photos of damaged product in their original, unopened & sealed transparent packing and send photos and orders information to our email within 24 hours: aquariumplantsfactory@gmail.com 
        2. Please do not take picture of damaged plants, or animals in your aquarium. Once they have been introduced to your aquarium's ecosystem. It is no longer covered by our guarantee.

        Please be aware that our Live Arrival Guarantee is subject to certain conditions. Specifically, the guarantee will not be applicable in cases where the package is marked as 'invalid address', 'undeliverable' or is 'returned to sender.' This includes situations such as a vacant delivery address, a missing apartment number, or any other issues that prevent the postal service from delivering your package.

        It is crucial to provide accurate and complete shipping information to ensure the successful delivery of your order and the applicability of the Live Arrival Guarantee.

        Please keep in mind that Live Arrival Guarantee only guarantees that live stocks will be alive upon arrival. We cannot guarantee that you will continue to have success with them. Many factors, including the aquarium environment, water quality, nutrient, temperature, lighting, filter, and CO2 system, can contribute to the failure to grow live plants and live animals.



        Even though our plants are very clean, but we can't guarantee they will be 100% pest-free because we cannot be responsible for your aquarium. Please use it at your own risk. We recommended all customers rinse the plants with clean water and quarantine them before use.

        However, plants in tissue culture will be 100% free from pests, algae and never have been contacting with any aquarium.

        1. Due to the nature of the product. We don't guarantee our plants will be pests free. ( snails, algae, hitchhikers )
        2. We don't guarantee our plants will be free of pesticides. We use homemade, organic pesticides in our greenhouse to control pests. We do not use pesticides that contain copper. Copper is toxic to invertebrates such as aquatic snails, crabs, shrimps, etc
        3. We don't guarantee your aquarium success or are responsible for your aquarium inhabitant including but not limited to fish, shrimp, snail, turtle, etc. So please quarantine all plants when use!
        4. Unless specific, we don't guarantee aquatic plants will be grow emerged or submerge.
        We kindly request that you familiarize yourself with your state's regulations concerning restricted plants, as we are committed to not sending any plants that may be restricted in your jurisdiction. Additionally, we urge you not to release any plants into the wild or waterways, as it can cause significant harm to the local ecosystem by potentially introducing invasive species and disrupting the natural ecological balance. Your understanding and cooperation in protecting the environment are highly appreciated. For your convenience, you can access the continuously updated USDA State Noxious Weed list through this link: https://www.ams.usda.gov/sites/default/files/media/StateNoxiousWeedsSeedList.pdf. Thank you for your responsible commitment to environmental preservation.

        Customer Reviews

        Based on 13 reviews

        I have ordered this plant for the second time and everytime I get it it’s half dead or dead! Waste of money!!!


        Tiny cuttings for the price looked nothing like the pictures. Malted, hoping they’ll come back strong…


        By far the most amazing genus of a Buce I have ever seen I mean just wow! I am so glad I took the chance to try it bc it is the center piece of my nano cube! 5 ⭐'s!!!

        Beautiful, Unusual Plant

        This is a beautiful and unusual plant. Growing well immersed.


        Beautiful plant! Very healthy and well packaged. Plopped them in the tank and they are growing nicely.


        Beautiful plant, fast delivery

        More from Lightning Deals
        Bucephalandra Buce Green Wavy | APF Aquarium Plants Factory®
        Buce Green Wavy Leaf | APF Bucephalandra
        Bucephalandra Green Wavy
        from $5.00 Regular price $9.99
        Cryptocoryne Pink Flamingo APF Aquarium Plants Factory
        Cryptocoryne Flamingo Potted Aquarium Plants Factory
        Cryptocoryne Flamingo
        from $6.66 Regular price $29.99
        Lilaeopsis Brasiliensis Micro Sword APF Aquarium Plants Factory
        Lilaeopsis Brasiliensis Micro Sword APF Aquarium Plants Factory
        Micro Sword
        from $5.55 Regular price $9.99
        Juncus Repens - Aquarium Plants Factory
        Juncus Repens - Aquarium Plants Factory
        Juncus Repens
        from $4.44 Regular price $9.99
        Cryptocoryne Lucens - Aquarium Plants Factory
        Cryptocoryne Lucens - Aquarium Plants Factory
        Cryptocoryne Lucens
        from $4.44 Regular price $9.99
        Java Fern Windelov Potted Microsorum pteropus 'Windeløv' Aquarium Plants Factory
        Java Fern Windelov Bare-root Microsorum pteropus 'Windelov' APF Aquarium Plants Factory
        Java Fern Lace Windelov
        from $7.99 Regular price $19.99
        Recently viewed