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    Echinodorus Madrid


    Origin / Breeder : Igor Filippov, Tscheljabinsk

    Echinodorus Madrid has red leaves with yellow veins.

    Plant type: rosette with lanceolate leaves Plant color: greenish-red, red color of young leaves Additional: suitable for beginners, suitable for aquariums from 50 cm additional fertilization is recommended, medium lighting, strong lighting Description: Echinodorus Madrid is an old hybrid of I. Filippov. It grows well in emersed (aerial, surface) form, often gives flowering shoots. Daughter plants on the flowering shoots are strong, they easily go into the water. Echinodorus Madrid grows relatively quickly under water. The height of an adult plant is about 30 cm, leaves on fairly conspicuous leaf stalks. Lanceolate leaves. The color of the leaves is not very red, as the author describes, but rather dark red. Yellow veins stand out clearly on the leaf plate, decorating it. Madrid is not picky about the content of Echinodorus. Water parameters have no significant influence on the rate of development. However, the introduction of micronutrient fertilizers into the water and the intensity of the lighting help to maintain a contrasting color.[1]

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