Equisetum Japonicum – 1L Marginal Pond Plant



  • Wildlife Friendly
  • Type: Marginal 
  • Foliage Colour: Green  
  • Flowering Season: Summer
  • Planting Depth: 0 – 5 cm
  • Plant Growth Above Water Height: 60-120cm
  • Recycled Packaging 
  • Pot Size: 1 Litre
Equisetum Japonicum - 1L Marginal Pond Plant £10.99

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About the Equisetum Japonicum

Transform your water garden with the sleek, architectural beauty of Equisetum Japonicum, available in 1-litre pots. Also known as Japanese Horsetail, this distinctive perennial is perfect for adding vertical interest and a modern aesthetic to ponds, streams, and water features.

  • Botanical Name: Equisetum japonicum
  • Common Names: Japanese Horsetail, Scouring Rush
  • Plant Size: Grows up to 60-120 cm (24-48 inches) in height
  • Spread: Reaches a spread of 30-45 cm (12-18 inches)
  • Pot Size: 1 litre
  • Foliage: Hollow, dark green, segmented stems with a striking vertical growth habit
  • Flowers: Non-flowering; reproduces via spores
  • Growth Habit: Upright, clumping form
  • Hardiness Zones: 4-10
  • Water Depth: Thrives in water up to 15 cm (6 inches) deep or in consistently moist soil
  • Sleek, Modern Look: Equisetum Japonicum features dark green, segmented stems that provide a clean, contemporary look, ideal for modern garden designs.
  • Vertical Interest: The plant’s upright, reed-like stems add height and structure, enhancing the visual appeal of your water garden.
  • Versatile Planting: Perfect for pond margins, water gardens, and container water features, this plant adapts well to various aquatic and semi-aquatic environments.
  • Low Maintenance: Hardy and easy to grow, Equisetum Japonicum requires minimal care, making it an excellent choice for both novice and experienced gardeners.
  • Erosion Control: The dense growth of stems helps to stabilize soil and prevent erosion around water features.

Planting and Care Instructions:

  • Planting: Place the 1-litre pot in shallow water or at the edge of your pond, ensuring the base of the stems is submerged. It can also be planted in consistently moist soil around the water’s edge.
  • Sunlight: Equisetum Japonicum thrives in full sun to partial shade. Provide ample light for optimal growth and a healthy appearance.
  • Watering: Maintain consistent moisture. In a pond setting, the plant will receive adequate water naturally. For container planting, water regularly to keep the soil damp.
  • Maintenance: Trim back any overgrown stems to maintain the plant’s appearance and prevent it from becoming invasive. Divide clumps every few years to control spreading and promote vigorous growth.

Why Choose Our Equisetum Japonicum?

  • Quality Assurance: Our Equisetum Japonicum plants are nurtured with care and thoroughly inspected to ensure they are healthy and ready to thrive in your garden.
  • Sustainable Practices: We are committed to eco-friendly gardening. Our plants are grown using sustainable methods that protect the environment.
  • Expert Support: Our knowledgeable team is here to provide expert advice and tips, whether you are a novice or an experienced gardener, to help your garden flourish.

Additional information


4.5cm bulb box (3), 4.5cm bulb box (6)


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