Black barred horsetail
Black Barred Horsetail (Equisetum robustum)
With thicker stems than the native Equisetum hyemale, the robustum produces striped foliage which is pink in colour when young.
- Plant Type - Pond Marginal
- Normally Available from - Mid March
- Water Depth - 0cm to 15cm
- Height - 100cm to 180cm
- Position - Full Sun to Part Shade
- Growth - Medium
- Flowers - Jun to Aug
- Foliage - Evergreen
- Hardiness - Hardy
Specific Plant Care:
Leave old growth standing through winter. Cut down in spring when new shoots have grown to about 15cm high.
General Marginal Care:
All our plants will come potted in aquatic compost. Our 9cm plants come in a solid pot, so will need to be repotted.
The 1ltrs and 3ltrs will come in Finofil aquatic baskets ready to be placed on your pond shelf at the required depth (use bricks to change the depth if required). The mesh pot allows nutrients and oxygen from the pond to flow through the pot without any soil loss.
Each plant also comes with a comprehensive label offering further planting advice.