Swords (Echinodorus)

Recommended Plants

  1. Vesuvius (Echinodorus Angustifolia)
    Vesuvius (Echinodorus Angustifolia) - A new plant to the hobby that is rarely available.
  2. Sword St. Elmo's Fire (Echinodorus Sp. St Elmo's Fire)
    ECHINODORUS SP. ('St. Elmo's Fire') is a recent hybrid sword plant, has deep wine-red leaves.
  3. Sword Ruffle (Echinodorus Martii)
    Ruffled leaf margins give this Echinodorus its common name, Ruffle Sword Plant.
  4. Sword Rosette (Parviflorus 'Tropica')
    SWORD ROSETTE (PARVIFLORUS 'TROPICA') a beautiful hammered leaves with a small tip.
  5. Sword Red Rubin (Echinodorus 'Rubin')
    Echinodorus 'Rubin' is a great red leafed sword plant variety for the aquarium.
  1. Golden Melon Sword (Echinodorus Osiris)

    An extremely wonderful Rosette Plant with leaves stemmed in appearance and undulated along the edges
    fast
    medium
    moderate
    • Plant Type - Rosette
    • Size - Max height: 40-50 cm
    • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) - 10 to 40 mg/l
    • Temperature - 22-28 °C
    • Placement - Background
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Updated:
    Oct 30, 2017
  2. Narrow Leaf Chain Sword (Echinodorus Tennelus)

    Very prolific. Ideal groundcover plant. Color in shaded areas green, is bright light reddish.
    fast
    medium
    easy
    • Plant Type - Rosette
    • Size - Max height: 50 cm
    • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) - 10 to 40 mg/l
    • Temperature - 20-30 °C
    • Placement - Foreground
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Updated:
    Oct 29, 2017
  3. Sword Altlansberg (Echinodorus Sp. Altlandsberg)

    Echinodorus 'Altlandsberg' is a colorful Sword Plant that will be a great addition to your aquarium
    moderate
    mediumhigh
    easy
    • Plant Type - Rosette
    • Size - It will grow between 5 – 10cm in length
    • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) - 10 to 40 mg/l
    • Temperature - 75-82° F (24-28° C)
    • Placement - Background
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Updated:
    Nov 18, 2017
  4. Sword Amazon "Giant Mother Plant" (Echinodorus Bleheri)

    Looking for a beautiful center piece or want to fill in a background? You must try Sword Amazon
    fast
    medium
    easy
    • Plant Type - Rosette
    • Size - Grown submerged in a 5" - 6" pot unless otherwise noted. Usually these plants average 24 leaves plus and 20" and up in length.
    • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) - 10 to 40 mg/l
    • Temperature - 18 to 30 °C / 22 to 26 °C (Optimal)
    • Placement - Background
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Updated:
    Nov 18, 2017
  5. Sword Amazon Compacta (Echinorodus Bleheri 'Compacta'

    Amazon Compacta sword (Echinodorus bleheri 'compacta') A gorgeous little amazon sword plant.
    fast
    medium
    easy
    • Plant Type - Rosette
    • Size - "Small" size are generally 4-8 inches in height
    • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) - 10 to 40 mg/l
    • Temperature - 22 to 26 °C (Optimal)
    • Placement - Background
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Updated:
    Nov 19, 2017
  6. Sword Broad Leaf Chain (Echinorodus Quadricostatus)

    Broad Leaf Chain sword (Echinodorus quadricostatus) is a great foreground choice for your aquarium
    moderate
    medium
    moderate
    • Plant Type - Rosette
    • Size - Usual maximum size in aquariums: 10 - 15 cm (3.94 - 5.91 inch)
    • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) - 10 to 40 mg/l
    • Temperature - 21 - 28 °C (69.8 - 82.4°F)
    • Placement - Foreground
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Updated:
    Nov 19, 2017
  7. Sword Green Melon (Echinodorus Osiris)

    Green Melon sword (Echinodorus Osiris) is one of the most popular sword plants in the aquarium trade
    moderate
    medium
    easy
    • Plant Type - Rosette
    • Size - Melon Swords ranges from 6 to 8 inches tall.
    • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) - 10 to 40 mg/l
    • Temperature - 72° - 83° F (22° - 28° C)
    • Placement - Background
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Updated:
    Nov 19, 2017
  8. Sword Indian Red (Echinodorus 'Indian Red') Potted

    Echinodorus Indian Red is an appealing cultivar with slightly wrinkled leaves
    moderate
    mediumhigh
    moderate
    • Plant Type - Rosette
    • Size - Small: 4" to 6"
    • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) - 10 to 40 mg/l
    • Temperature - 15 to 30 °C / 20 to 28 °C (Optimum)
    • Placement - Midground
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Updated:
    Nov 19, 2017
  9. Sword Kleiner Bar (Echinodorus 'Kleiner Bar')

    The Echinodorus 'Kleiner Bar' forms a compact rosette of rusty red to dark red leaves when submersed
    moderate
    medium
    easy
    • Plant Type - Rosette
    • Size - Height: 25 - 30 cm; Width: 15 - 30 cm
    • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) - 10 to 40 mg/l
    • Temperature - 10 to 30 °C / 20 to 28 °C (Optimum)
    • Placement - Background
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Updated:
    Nov 19, 2017
  10. Sword Oriental 'Giant Mother Plant' (Echinodorus 'Oriental')

    These "Giant Mother Plants" are a great value...they make for a nice centerpiece in bigger aquariums
    fast
    medium
    easy
    • Plant Type - Rosette
    • Size - Usually these plants average 24 leaves plus and 20" and up in length
    • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) - 10 to 40 mg/l
    • Temperature - 15 to 30 °C / 20 to 28 °C (Optimum)
    • Placement - Midground
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Updated:
    Nov 19, 2017
  11. Sword Oriental (Echinodorus 'Oriental')

    Oriental Sword (Echinodorus 'oriental') lengthy huge leaf sword with a lot of red.
    fast
    medium
    easy
    • Plant Type - Rosette
    • Size - Max. Size: 1' 4"
    • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) - 10 to 40 mg/l
    • Temperature - 15 to 30 °C / 20 to 28 °C (Optimum)
    • Placement - Midground
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Updated:
    Nov 19, 2017
  12. Sword Ozelot "Giant Mother Plant" (Echinodorus 'Ozelot')

    SWORD OZELOT "GIANT MOTHER PLANT" make for a nice centerpiece in huge aquariums.
    fast
    medium
    easy
    • Plant Type - Rosette
    • Size - Usually these plants average 24 leaves plus and 20" and up in length
    • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) - 10 to 40 mg/l
    • Temperature - 15 to 30 °C / 20 to 28 °C (Optimum)
    • Placement - Background
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Updated:
    Nov 20, 2017
  13. Sword Ozelot Sword (Echinodorus 'Ozelot')

    Ozelot Sword (Echinodorus 'ozelot') is a stunning leaf sword with red spots on long green leaves
    fast
    medium
    easy
    • Plant Type - Rosette
    • Size - Size‎: ‎1' 4''
    • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) - 10 to 40 mg/l
    • Temperature - 15 to 30 °C / 20 to 28 °C (Optimum)
    • Placement - Background
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Updated:
    Nov 20, 2017
  14. Sword Radican Marble Queen (Echinodorus Cordifolius 'Tropical Marble Queen')

    Echinodorus cordifolius is a good choice as an aquarium plant for it can handle different conditions
    fast
    medium
    easy
    • Plant Type - Rosette
    • Size - Height: 30 - 50 cm; Width: 20 - 40 cm
    • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) - 10 to 40 mg/l
    • Temperature - 5 to 30 °C / 22 to 26 °C (Optimum)
    • Placement - Background
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Updated:
    Nov 20, 2017
  15. Sword Red Flame (Echinodorus Red Flame)

    SWORD RED FLAME (ECHINODORUS RED FLAME) - large, beautiful bright green & red in color
    fast
    medium
    easy
    • Plant Type - Rosette
    • Size - Overall height of up to 30 cm. The leaf blade is narrowly ovate, grows 20 cm long and 10 cm wide
    • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) - 10 to 40 mg/l
    • Temperature - 15 to 30 °C / 20 to 28 °C (Optimum)
    • Placement - Background
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Updated:
    Nov 20, 2017
  16. Sword Red Melon (Echinodorus Barthii V. "Red Melon")

    Depending on the size of your aquarium, red melon can be used mid or back ground
    slow
    medium
    easy
    • Plant Type - Rosette
    • Size - Size: 10-15cm (4-6in) in height
    • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) - 10 to 40 mg/l
    • Temperature - 12 to 30 °C / 22 to 26 °C (Optimal)
    • Placement - Background
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Updated:
    Nov 20, 2017
  17. Sword Red Rubin (Echinodorus 'Rubin')

    Echinodorus 'Rubin' is a great red leafed sword plant variety for the aquarium.
    fast
    medium
    easy
    • Plant Type - Rosette
    • Size - Size‎: ‎2'
    • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) - 10 to 40 mg/l
    • Temperature - ‎72-82° F
    • Placement - Background
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Updated:
    Nov 20, 2017
  18. Sword Rosette (Parviflorus 'Tropica')

    SWORD ROSETTE (PARVIFLORUS 'TROPICA') a beautiful hammered leaves with a small tip.
    fast
    medium
    moderate
    • Plant Type - Rosette
    • Size - 5-15cm (2-6in)
    • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) - 10 to 40 mg/l
    • Temperature - 18 to 30 °C / 22 to 26 °C (Optimal)
    • Placement - Midground
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Updated:
    Nov 20, 2017
  19. Sword Ruffle (Echinodorus Martii)

    Ruffled leaf margins give this Echinodorus its common name, Ruffle Sword Plant.
    fast
    lowmedium
    easy
    • Plant Type - Rosette
    • Size - Height: 30-60cm (12-24in)
    • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) - 10 to 40 mg/l
    • Temperature - 18 to 28 °C / 24 to 26 °C (Optimum)
    • Placement - Background
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Updated:
    Nov 20, 2017
  20. Sword St. Elmo's Fire (Echinodorus Sp. St Elmo's Fire)

    ECHINODORUS SP. ('St. Elmo's Fire') is a recent hybrid sword plant, has deep wine-red leaves.
    fast
    medium
    moderate
    • Plant Type - Rosette
    • Size - 4" to 6"
    • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) - 10 to 40 mg/l
    • Temperature - 15 to 30 °C / 20 to 28 °C
    • Placement - Background
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Updated:
    Nov 20, 2017