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Echinodorus 'Tricolor'

Echinodorus 'Tricolor'

  • One of the few yellow-green Echinodorus cultivars
  • Medium-sized, compact leaf rosette
  • Elongate leaf shape
  • Easy and fast-growing
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Description

The cultivar name 'Tricolor' means "three-coloured" and refers to the different leaf colorations of this swordplant. It was bred in the Czech water plant nursery Rataj and entered the market in 2004. The elongated underwater leaves are first intensely yellow-green with brownish spots, later turning darker green. It develops a medium-sized, compact submerged, quite broad leaf rosette. It is mostly delivered in its emersed form, having longer stalked, darker green leaves. Planted into the aquarium, it will develop new submerged leaves with the described bright coloration.

Echinodorus 'Tricolor' grows fast, is not demanding and tolerates hard water in the alkaline pH range but should be well supplied with nutrients via the bottom. At least moderate light intensity is recommendable. Under favourable conditions it develops inflorescences with adventitious plantlets also as submerged aquarium plant.

This is one of the few Echinodorus cultivars that feature light green instead of red colours. It looks best as solitary plant in the midground, in taller tanks also in the foreground.

Echinodorus 'Tricolor' was created in the aquatic plant nursery in the Czech Republic and was introduced to the hobby in 2004. The variety name (meaning three-coloured) refers to the different colours the leaves can attain.
The leaf blades are oblong-ovate with an obtuse tip, clearly reduced basis and a slightly undulate margin. They grow up to 15 cm long and 8 cm wide. The leaf stalks grow relatively long, up to 15 cm.
Young leaves are light green and may even have a pinkish hue as well as brownish dots. When they mature they attain a darker green colour.
This variety is rather easy in cultivation and grows well. It only needs medium light and even sprouts flower stalks with adventitious plants in the aquarium.

Under the name E. 'Tricolor', there is also another Echinodorus with band-like leaf blades in trade.

Family Alismataceae
Genus Echinodorus
Difficulty easy
Usage Background, Midground
Growth fast
pH value 5 - 7
Temperature tolerance 15 - 30°C
Carbonate hardness 0 - 21°dKH
General hardness 0 - 30°dGH
Propagation Proliferating inflorescences, Rhizomteilung
Can grow emersed? yes
Source Flowgrow
Family
Alismataceae
Genus
Echinodorus
Difficulty
easy
Usage
Background, Midground
Growth
fast
pH value
5 - 7
Temperature tolerance
15 - 30°C
Carbonate hardness
0 - 21°dKH
General hardness
0 - 30°dGH
Propagation
Proliferating inflorescences, Rhizomteilung
Can grow emersed?
yes
Source
Flowgrow

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Maria B.
A must have Echinodorus :D
17th March 2021
Echinodorus 'Tricolor' - Pot
Echinodorus 'Tricolor' - Pot

This plant came in excellent condition. Few days after planting the first yellow leaves started to emerge and it looks absolutely fantastic against darker Echinodorus bleheri. (read more)