Echinodorus aschersonianus var. 'Rose'

Common Names: Rose sword
Indian red sword
Distribution: South American cultivar
Description: Cultivated from Echinodorus ascersonianus and Echinodorus uraguayensis, this is a broad-leaf that has pinkish leaves when new, that turn reddish-brown in spots, before becoming bright green when mature.
Potential Height: 40cm   (15.7")
Growth Rate: Medium
Care: This otherwise undemanding plant enjoys a high-nutrient substrate for good plant growth.
Difficulty: Easy
20°C - 30°C
68°F - 86°F
5.5 - 8
3 dH - 9 dH
Lighting: Medium to high.
Propagation: Sends out runners, and may even flower.
Comments: Medium growth speed. Good background or mid-ground plant. (Please note: Hardness ranges up to 15, but the field won't allow double digit numbers.)
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