Common name Fancy Twist Sword
Mother plants are much larger than regular potted plants. Great for larger aquariums and make great focal points or centre pieces. Your aquarium is guaranteed to get off to a good start with a mother plant!
This plant comes to you potted as shown in the above photos.
Echinodorus Fancy Twist is a popular type of Amazon Sword that has leaves ranging from bright green to blood red. Like most swords, they should be planted directly into the substrate. When using inert substrates such as sand or gravel, it is important to supplement the plants with root tabs as Echinodorus are heavy root feeders. The plant can be grown both emersed and submerged and often times, new leaves can grow to the top above the water line. Overall, this plant is easy and undemanding and very suitable for larger tanks. A very colourful round leaf plant from green to purple. Fancy Twist is a very eye-catching plant to grace any aquarium. It makes for a stunning centrepiece plant.
Echinodorus grow fairly large and are more suitable for larger planted aquariums. Echinodorus is a very hardy species of aquatic plants. Most Echinodorus require nutrient-dense soil to thrive as they are heavy root feeders.
Family Name: Alismataceae
Origin: South Africa
Co2: Not Required
Propagation: Separate new plantlets from the root
Growth rate: Slow to Moderate
Postage: We will send this plant potted to you, 2nd class £5. Once we receive your order, it will take 10 working days to dispatch this to you as we would order directly from our supplier.