How to grow Echinodorus cordifolius

Echinodorus cordifolius growing herbaceous of the genus Echinodorus also known as Spade-leaf sword or Creeping burhead, Echinodorus cordifolius perennial evergreen plant, used as ornamental plant and grow as water plant, can grow in tropic, subtropical, mediterranean climate or grow in aquarium and growing in hardiness zone 9b+

Leaves color green in heart shape

Echinodorus cordifolius flower

Flower color white and yellow green in the inner part, in triangular bowl shape with 3 petals.

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How to grow Echinodorus cordifolius growing and care:

Aquatic environment, rich soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Dead leaves and flowers

Size of the plant:
50-100cm, 20-40 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full sun / Half shade / Full shade (with a lot of light)

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
Yes, but only with a lot light

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes (in aquarium)

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
Triangular bowl flowers in white color and the inner color yellow-green.

Scientific name:

Echinodorus cordifolius

How to grow Echinodorus cordifolius

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Growing Echinodorus cordifolius

Echinodorus cordifolius


Blooming Seasons
  • Autumn flowers
  • Summer flowers
Flower colors
  • White flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Tropics Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Herbaceous
  • Perennial plant
Plant Uses
  • Ornamental plants
  • Water plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
  • Shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 12
  • Hardiness zone 13
  • Hardiness zone 9