Echinodorus bleheri

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Amazon Sword Plant

Alismataceae

South America

Low - High

6 - 8                       

Easy

Rosette

Fast

Yes

Mid - background

Bare Root, Potted

Description:

Echinodorus bleheri is one of the best known aquarium plants in the United States. Amazon sword plant, as it is more commonly known, is popular because it can take a wide variety of conditions in the planted aquarium.  Optimal conditions for Echinodorus bleheri would be medium lighting and a regular fertilizer routine. There is no need to use CO2 systems for your Amazon Sword Plant.  Amazon sword plants are a great choice for beginners as midground or background plants in the aquarium and should last for quite some time. 

Echinodorus bleheri production

Echinodorus beleheri production

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