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Sword Oriental (Echinodorus 'oriental')

SKU:
APA-sw19
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$5.99

About This Product

Oriental Sword (Echinodorus 'oriental') Long broad leaf sword with a lot of red. It needs rich substrate and, like most aquatic plants, is copper sensitive. Echinodorus 'Oriental' is an excellent sword plant hybrid that displays bright pink new leaves in the aquarium. Hybridized by Oriental Aquarium in Singapore, Echinodorus 'Oriental' is a popular aquarium plant world wide. Use Oriental sword plants in the mid - background areas of the aquarium.



  • Common Name: Oriental Sword
  • Family Name: Alismataceae
  • Native To: Hybrid
  • Lighting: Medium
  • pH: 6-8
  • Growth Demands: Easy
  • Growth Form: Rosette
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • True Aquatic: Yes
  • Placement In Tank: Mid-Background
  • Available As: Bareroot and Potted

Customer Reviews

  • 5
    the oriental sword

    Posted by bill on Mar 30th 2020

    good size....well rooted..... healthy 30mar20

  • 5
    oriental sword

    Posted by Unknown on Dec 5th 2011

    Plant was taller and less colorful than I expected, probably because it was grown emersed. Adapting fast though, new leaves are pink. I'm hoping they don't grow as tall since I want this plant in the front.

  • 5
    Color!

    Posted by AquaMom on Aug 11th 2010

    This is a beautiful and hardy sword. It is small enough to be in the foreground where you can fully appreciate the stunning pink-purple leaves.