Ulvaceus Wavy Swordplant ('Aponogeton ulvaceus')

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Ulvaceus Wavy Swordplant

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Ulvaceus Wavy Swordplant

Aponogeton ulvaceus



5.5 - 8.0

20 -30 °C (68-86°F)

Max Height

50 cm (19.7")

Max Width

35 cm (13.8")

Alternative Names and variants

Ulvaceus Wavy Swordplant

Environment Specifics

It is relatively tolerant, and thrives in both soft and hard water, particularly if CO2 is added. They can spread and get quite large, a single root can produce more than 40 leaves, so this needs to be considered when adding this plant to your tank.


A tall growing plant. The leaves are delicate light-green and transparent with fluted margin. There are many varieties of Aponogeton ulvaceus, some of which need a dormant period when the root does not produce leaves.


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