Echinodorus Barthii – Red Melon Sword Plant


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Echinodorus ‘Barthii’ or more commonly known as Red Melon sword is a great sword plant. Its Burgundy red submerged leaves are the highlight of this aquarium plant. Echinodorus ‘Barthii’ is one of the more compact and slower growing sword plants allowing it to be planted in mid-ground areas of the aquarium.

Hardiness: Easy
Light Needs: Low to Medium
Plant Structure: Rosette
Family: Alismataceae
Genus: Echinodorus
Region: Cultivar
Location: Cultivar
Size: Height: 10-20in
Growth Rate: Medium

You are buying a rooted plant that is approx. 15″ tall.

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.

Additional information

Weight .75 lbs
Dimensions 15 × 8 × 7 in


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