Echinodorus kleiner is a hybrid between Echinodorus barthii and Echinodorus uruguayensis, which gives the adult leaves their red coloration.
Echinodorus kleiner originates in South America. This plant will grow to reach 20+ inches tall and is often used as a large, beautiful centerpiece in many aquariums.
High intensity lighting and CO2 injection will promote vigorous growth.
Echinodorus kleiner requires a nutrient rich substrate and substrate fertilizer will greatly enhance the health and coloration of this species.
Light Needed: Medium
Plant Structure: Rosette
Size: Height: 12-35cm
Growth Rate: Medium
Can Be Grown Emersed: Yes