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[edit]

Ulvaceus Wavy Swordplant

Environment Specifics[edit]

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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