Plant Care Amazon Sword

Amazon Sword

5.0 out of 5 (1 experiences)

Amazon Sword has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly
Amazon Sword has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Taxonomy

Echinodorus bleheri
Echinodorus
Alismataceae
Alismatales

How to care for Amazon Sword

Water

How often to water your Amazon Sword

Water needs for Amazon Sword
0.5 cups
every 7

Amazon Sword needs 0.5 cups of water every 7 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Amazon Sword

Water 0.5 cups every
7

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Amazon Sword in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Amazon Sword: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Amazon Sword can tolerate being far from a window and light source.

Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Amazon Sword

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Amazon Sword: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Amazon Sword after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
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Care Summary for Amazon Sword

Amazon Sword

Amazon Sword


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 7 days

Placement

< 6ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Amazon Sword has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
Amazon Sword has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Amazon Sword has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Bunnibear avatar
@Bunnibear
leaf-1 5 Plants
xp 114 XP
05/17/2021

Change it’s water weekly
Makes a perfect addition to any aquarium
Easy for beginner plant parents
Requires minimal care and needs low light

Pet friendly Pet friendly
Survivor Survivor
Fast grower Fast grower

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