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Echinodorus paniculatus “Amazon sword”

Echinodorus paniculatus “Amazon sword”

Regular price £5.49

Unit price per 


only 2 left in stock

  • Height - 50cm to 60cm
  • 5cm pot
  • Type: Stem
  • Temperature 21-30 degrees Celsius
  • Lighting: Low
  • CO2: Not required

Amazon Swords are a staple in aquaria. Growing up to 60cm tall they are an ideal background plant.  Being relatively easy to keep they are perfect for creating a dense and lush green backdrop for most aquariums. However this plant may not be suitable for aquaria under 60L due to its impressive height and dominant root systems.

Occasionally when first introduced to aquariums Amazon Swords steams may brown and die. This is common as Amazon swords are sensitive to sudden changes in water chemistry. When this happens the old growth should be cut off too encourage new growth and to avoid dead leaves from fouling the water. 

Amazon swords require fertilization to flourish, we recommend EasyLife Profito to achieve optimum growth. Although not necessary, Swords will appreciate the addition of CO2 or the use of a liquid CO2 product, such as EasyLife EasyCarbo, which may also reduce algal growth.

Due to its long flat leaves Amazon swords are susceptible to algae growth and should therefore be gently wiped down to remove build up when algae growth is noticed,

Standard delivery (3-5 Working Days) : £3.49

Next day Delivery (1-2 working days): £5.99

Free standard delivery on orders over £50*.

Orders will be fulfilled same or next day.

Live plants will be sent out by Royal Mail First Class post. In order to ensure they reach you in the best condition possible, orders placed over the weekend will be sent out first thing Monday morning.

Due to COVID-19, there may be a slight delay to delivery times, in a small number of cases delivery may take up to 3 working days longer than usual.

We appreciate your patience in these times.

*Additional fees apply for some bulky or fragile items. The products which qualify as bulky or fragile will be indicated as such in the description. These items do not qualify for the free shipping promotions.

If you have any issues placing an order please contact the shop for assistance at 0208 906 9916

If you live in the local area and spend more than £30 you are eligible for free local delivery! 

Local delivery for orders under £30 will cost £4.99. We aim to deliver your goods within 48 hours but please allow up to five days as there can be a slight delay us getting to you. Please include your phone number in your order details so that we can contact you with a delivery window.

Eligible Postcodes:

  • N2, N3, N6, N20
  • NW3, NW4, NW6, NW7, NW8, NW11
  • HA7, HA8 

If you live in the surrounding area but your postcode is not on the list, feel free to give us a call and we will see what we can do. 

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