Tissue culture plants are cultivated in sterile lab settings ensuring your plant is free from pests, snails and algae! These are young specimen that are grown in emersed forms. Gel should always be removed prior to planting.
LIVE PLANTS ARE SUSCEPTIBLE TO STRESS AND DAMAGE FROM TRANSIT - This may appear in the form of minimal melt, leaf loss, cosmetic damage, etc. Refunds or replacements will not be issued for plants with viable root systems or that die out of our care.
Echinodorus are great for beginners!
Remove this plant from its growing medium before planting.
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Echinodorus Osiris Rubra, more commonly known as the Melon Sword, is a plant in the Echinodorus family. This aquarium plant features large rounded leaves with a prominent vein pattern when inspected closely. Like other Echinodorus plants, the Melon Sword falls on the larger side of the growth spectrum and will fill the background area of a planted tank nicely. Like all aquatic sword species, Echinodorus Osiris Rubra is beginner-friendly and will tolerate a wide range of aquarium conditions and water parameters. This plant can grow submerged in the aquarium as well as in emersed condtions making it suitable for Wabi Kusa builds and other emergent growing methods.
The Melon Sword is a heavy root feeder and will benefit from a nutritious substrate and the addition of nutritional capsules or root tabs later down the road. Propagation is straightforward and can be done by gently separating plantlets and replanting into quality growing mediums.
|Common Name||Amazon Sword
|Lighting||Low to Medium|
Separate and Replant
|Growth Rate||Moderate to Fast|
Shipping, Returns and Refunds
Live plants are shipped Monday - Friday for all west coast orders. For all remaining states, live plants will only be shipped Monday through Wednesday and Friday to ensure they arrive at your doorstep 100% healthy.
Rimless aquariums will be shipped throughout the week via UPS or Fedex Ground. For more information, please visit our FAQ page.
Hard goods can be returned up to 14 days after receipt of purchase. Buyer is responsible for return shipping.
Due to its nature, we are unable to accept returns for live plants. In the unlikely event you are unsatisfied in any way, please contact us ASAP. We provide 100% DOA (Dead On Arrival) protection.
To be eligible for a refund/store credit, please contact us within 12 hours of receiving it and provide a photo of the item in its original packaging.
No worries, we’ll take care of everything as long as it fits the guidelines above.
Most answers to general questions can be found on our FAQ page.