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Bushy horsetail - Equisetum robustum - 3 litre

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GLG22583
Special Price £16.99 Regular Price £22.99

This tall Equisetum, otherwise known as horse-tail is an eye-catching, almost pre-historic looking plant. Strong, striped, upright stems, which almost look like quills arise to give rise to capsule shaped, cream coloured flower pods.

  • Hardy
  • Easy care - low maintenance. Needs restricting in a hessian lined aquatic basket
  • Full sun / part shade
  • Aquatic soil
  • Throughout the year
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Equisetum is a fast-growing horsetail that has straight stems with equally spaced rough black rings running up their length to the flowering tip. Can be grown as a marginal plant, for the large pool to allow room for spreading. Plant in an aquatic basket lined with Hessian to restrict growth. As the stems remain green throughout the winter it provides fascinating winter interest, and its slightly pre-historic look makes it a curiosity for the pond. Available as a 3L plant

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Short name Bushy horsetail
Sub title Equisetum robustum - 3 litre
Brand Great Little Garden
Drought Resistance Not resistant to drought in any way
Evergreen/Deciduous Deciduous
Flowering Period Jun - Aug
Foliage colour Green / brown
Fragrance Green / brown
Hardiness Hardy
Plant Size 3 litre pot
Plant Type Water
Minimum Height 1000
Maximum Depth 150
Height & Spread 100 - 180 cm (h) 0 - 15 cm (d)
Pot size (Litres) 3L
Maximum Height 1800
Required maintenance Leave old growth standing through winter Cut down in spring when new shoots have grown to about 15cm high
Season of Interest Spring - Summer
Soil Type Wet
Sun or Shade Partial shade
Where to Plant Water

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