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Re: deficiency question

Laurel Merrell wrote:

> Hi. The last 2 leaves put out by my red melon sword are severely
> distorted.
> They have grown in a twisted corkscrew pattern. Is there a particular
> mineral deficieny responsible for this?

Echinodorus in general are sensitive to calcium shortage and can have
deformed growth in soft water.  If your water is soft that may explain
the deformity.  Otherwise, boron deficiency can also cause deformities.

Roger Miller