Echinodorus var. 'Ozelot'

Common Names: Ozelot Sword
Distribution: South American cultivar
Description: This decorative plant has elliptical black spots on elongated reddish-brown or bright green leaves. The spots are darker on younger leaves, but remain even on mature leaves and even under low light conditions.
Potential Height: 40cm   (15.7")
Growth Rate: Fast
Care: This is an undemanding, tollerant plant that will happily grow in a wide range of conditions, including unheated tanks and those with very hard water. With a light cycle of more than 12 hours, this plant may send up flower stalks to the surface, producing small white flowers.
Difficulty: Easy
15°C - 30°C
59°F - 86°F
6 - 9
2 dH - 9 dH
Lighting: Low to very high.
Propagation: By rhizome or by cutting secondary plants from the parent.
Comments: This is a beautiful, colourful, hardy hybrid cross of Echinodorus schluteri 'Leopard' and Echinodorus barthii. This is an excellent 'beginner's' plant.
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