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Conifer in the pond

Want clear water? We do. The waterside plant mare's tail (Hippuris vulgaris) purifies our pond. Not only that, this aquatic plant has a playful appearance. They look just like miniature horse tails. The mare's tail has upright stems with small needle-shaped leaves. Plant the mare's-tail in the spring. The flower blossoms in the summer.
The mare's tail does well in shallow water. We maintain a planting depth of 40 cm. The aquatic plant loves sun and partial shade. We supply the plant with a pond basket.
A versatile aquatic plant!

Mare's tail Hippuris vulgaris - Waterside plant

Hippuris vulgaris

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Mare's tail Hippuris vulgaris - Waterside plant

Regular price £6.99
Sale price £6.99 Regular price £6.99

Specifications

Green
Supplied as bare-rooted plant
Not edible
Flowering May - August
Stays green
Growing height 30 - 50 cm
6 months growth and flowering guarantee
Hardy plant
Deciduous
Planting depth 40 cm

Planting

The aquatic plant, Mare's Tail, is best used in a pond basket. Cover the basket with jute and fill the pond with special soil. Plant Mare's Tail in the basket, fill with soil and add a growth ball. Cover everything with the remaining jute and sprinkle with a layer of gravel. Place the basket just below the surface or up to 10-40 cm deep in the pond; a depth of 70 cm is even possible. If your pond is not too shallow, you can place your basket within a pile of stones. This plant can also grow in a large tub with water. Place this plant in complete or partial sunshine. The best time to plant is between May and June.

Mare's Tail is a great pond plant

Since Mare's Tail grows well in deep water, it has therefore more features than ordinary pond plants. A large group of Mare's Tail will look beautiful in a big pond. It combines perfectly with Myriophyllum Aquaticum, which is an oxygenating plant that can also grow well in deep water.

Care

Mare's Tail is a strong aquatic plant that grows well almost anywhere. Cut off its dead leaves in autumn and remove it from the pond. Yearly, in the spring you can add a growth ball to the pond basket. If the clump grows too large by May, you can take it out of the pond. If the clump grows too large by May, you can take Mare's Tail out of the pond. Divide the clump into smaller pieces and plant only one piece back inside the pond.

Extra

Mare's Tail is a strong grower that has green flowers which aren't easily seen, but they are there! It is recommended to grow this plant in a pond basket to prevent it spreading too wildly.

Hippuris is classified as Plantaginaceae and is suitable for the shallow parts of the pond (0-30 cm).

Description

Conifer in the pond

Want clear water? We do. The waterside plant mare's tail (Hippuris vulgaris) purifies our pond. Not only that, this aquatic plant has a playful appearance. They look just like miniature horse tails. The mare's tail has upright stems with small needle-shaped leaves. Plant the mare's-tail in the spring. The flower blossoms in the summer.
The mare's tail does well in shallow water. We maintain a planting depth of 40 cm. The aquatic plant loves sun and partial shade. We supply the plant with a pond basket.
A versatile aquatic plant!

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