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    Echinodorus Europa


    Origin / Breeder : Tomas Kaliebe, Altlandsberg

    Plant type: rosette with lanceolate leaves Plant color: greenish-red, red color of young leaves In addition: suitable for beginners recommended additional fertilization, medium lighting, strong lighting Description: Echinodorus Europa is first presented in 2003 at an exhibition in Rostock, Germany. Echinodorus Europa is a fairly compact plant, because the leaves are arranged almost vertically, grow up to 40 cm high, the youngest leaf is ruby red. Older leaves are reddish-brown with rare dark spots on the entire leaf blade. The leaves are broadly lanceolate, the tips are blunt, the back of the leaf is green with strongly prominent veins.

    Echinodorus Europe has elliptical leaves 20 cm long and 5-10 cm wide, the veins of the young leaves are reddish and turn green with time. The color of the young leaves is orange or brownish-red, with time the leaves turn dark green.[1]

    1. Kostiantyn Loboda, Black Water
    2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Roman Trifonov, Moskau Aquarium Pflanzen