Echinodorus Red Melon

Overview:  Echinodorus Red Melon, commonly known as Red Melon Sword, is cultivated hybrid sword plant with beautiful reddish-green leaves. It is recommended to regularly prune older and larger leaves to control its size. Because of its large leaves and undemanding characteristics, Echinodorus Red Melon is mostly used in smaller aquariums. Echinodorus Red Melon can benefit from addition of nutrients such as CO2, iron, and other trace elements.

Size Portions: Echinodorus Red Melon is priced per plant

Lighting conditions: Moderate

Growth Length: up to 50 cm (length), up to 30 cm (width)

Difficulty or care: Easy

Placement in an aquascape: Background

PH: 6.5 – 7.5

Temperature: 72 – 82 F

Reproduction: Propagation is through rhizome division and replanting. Another method is by using side shoots to form a separate plant.

Growth Rate: Moderate