Thursday, September 4, 2008

Echinodorus amazonicus - Amazon Sword

Common Name(s): Amazon Sword

Scientific name(s): Echinodorus amazonicus

Distribution: Brazil/South America

Size: E. amazonicus can reach heights over 20 inches tall and can reach widths of similar proportions.

General Care: The Amazon Sword is a rather undemanding plant, require not much more than a nutrient rich substrate and low to medium light. This sword prefers soft water with tropical temperatures ranging from 72 to 85 degrees F. As long as its requirements are met it can easily grow into a magnificant plant.

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