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Red Melon Sword

Echinodorus uruguayensis

'Red Melon Sword' is a plant in the Echinodorus genus with a scientific name of Echinodorus uruguayensis.

This species has multiple synonyms, but is officially known as Echinodorus uruguayensis3.

Red Melon Sword is categorised as a species of aquatic.

Uruguay is believed to be where Red Melon Sword originates from.

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How to grow Red Melon Sword

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Remember to water Red Melon Sword very often.

See our list of companion Plants for Red Melon Sword to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Red Melon Sword from seed

Transplanting Red Melon Sword

Common Red Melon Sword problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Red Melon Sword plants:

Red Melon Sword Etymology

The genus name Echinodorus is derived from the Ancient Greek echninos (hedgehog) and doros (bag, leather bottle)2, referring to the spiny achenes/ovaries in some species, forming a prickly head of fruit1.

Other names for Red Melon Sword

Green Horemanii Sword

Echinodorus barthii, Echinodorus martii var. uruguayensis, Echinodorus grandiflorus var. pusillus, Echinodorus aschersonianus, Echinodorus horemanii, Echinodorus opacus, Echinodorus osiris, Echinodorus portoalegrensis, Echinodorus africanus, Echinodorus j

Red Melon Sword care instructions

How long does Red Melon Sword take to grow?

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