ECHINODORUS INDIAN RED SWORD -  beautiful sword plant

ECHINODORUS INDIAN RED SWORD - beautiful sword plant

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Echinodorus 'Indian Red' is one of the prettiest sword plants available. It's leaves range from green to rust yellow to dark red. The top of the leaves twists, making this sword plant one of a kind.
The Indian Red Sword propagates by rhizomes or adventitious
shoots that grow off of leaves. A prolific plant under most circumstances, the development of a new leaf once a week is not uncommon. 

Hardiness: Easy
Light Needs: Moderate
Family: Alsmataceae
Growth Rate: Fast

You are buying 1 Emersed rooted plant that has 5+ leaves and is averaging approx. 14" tall at this time. All new growth will take on the look of submerged growth, as shown in the pictures.

Planting instructions

Sword plants are bottom feeders, so only plant the roots, Not the plant itself (where the green starts) in your substrate. Planting this plant too deep can cause melting.  Adding fertilizer tabs a couple of inches from the roots is suggested.

5 Stars
Great Looking Sword
This has got to be one of my favorite swords. Doesn't grow as tall as others but grows nice and wide and shows so many colors. Very easy to care for. Does not require anything special although like all sword plants a fertilizer tab put by the roots is needed.
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Reviewed by:  from Phoenix, AZ. on 12/27/2014
5 Stars
New aquarium
This is a really pretty sword plant was healthy and loads of roots right out of the box, trimmed the roots and planted in sand and flourite..Looking great and in hard water. Happy with all the plants I bought here!
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Reviewed by:  from Ontonagon, Michigan. on 7/2/2016
5 Stars
Just received mine and I got to say it's one of the most beautiful swords I've seen. Very beautiful in the background.
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Reviewed by:  from Stockton. on 7/9/2015

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