The Golden Melon Sword plant originates from the rivers in southern Brazil. This was one of the first sword plants with reddish colors and is still one of the most beautiful and recommended plants. Underwater the plant has wavy, coarse, and somewhat transparent leaves. This is a robust aquarium plant that thrives with medium light but can also benefit from a nutrient rich substrate. The plant has a wide temperature tolerance between 15-28°C. This plant for the background of large aquariums with its discreet red colors.