Equisetum hymale

£5.75

Barred horsetail

Lovely, tall, dark green stems horizontally striped with black.  An evergreen bamboo like, structural plant that adds interest to your pond even in winter.

Description

Equisetum hymale affine is a tough, evergreen that will readily grow to fill the available space

Top tip: Be careful to plant into a large enough planting crate as this tall plant is easily blown over by strong winds.

Flowers: The plant produces spores but no seeds.

Height: 50-90cm

Propagation: Root runners taken in Spring

Depth of water over the soil: 0-20cm

Planting: Plant into 5/10lt planting crate using heavy garden loam or Westland Aquatic Soil

Winter, when plants are dormant, is a good time to add plants to your pond, giving them a head start in the spring. So get shopping now! Dismiss