Horsetail Equisetum Hyemale (9cm Pot)

Horsetail Equisetum Hyemale (9cm Pot)

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Horsetail Equisetum Hyemale - Description

Potted Equisetum hyemale
Common Name: Horsetail
Other Names: Scouring Rush, Rough Horsetail
Indoors or Outdoor: Suitable for outdoor planting
Size: Typically grows to a height of 30 to 120 cm (12 to 47 inches)

Horsetail Equisetum Hyemale - Delivery

Delivery Info: Your healthy Horsetail Equisetum Hyemale plants will be carefully packaged and shipped directly to your doorstep, ready for planting.

Horsetail Equisetum Hyemale - Characteristics

Mature Size: Typically reaches a height of 30 to 120 cm (12 to 47 inches) and spreads similarly.
Evergreen or Deciduous: Evergreen, maintaining its foliage year-round.
Preferred Position: Thrives in full sun to partial shade.
Shape - Plant Characteristics: Horsetail has a distinctive appearance, with jointed, hollow stems that resemble bamboo or miniature pine trees.
Hardy or Not Hardy: Hardy and adaptable, able to withstand a variety of soil conditions.
Diseases: Horsetail is generally disease-resistant.

Horsetail Equisetum Hyemale - Uses

Uses in Garden: Horsetail Equisetum Hyemale is often used as a unique and striking architectural plant in gardens. It can also be grown in containers or along water features.

Horsetail Equisetum Hyemale - Planting Characteristics

Preferred Planting Aspect: Prefers moist, well-draining soil and can tolerate standing water.
Is it Frost Hardy: Yes, it is frost-hardy and can survive in Irish climates.
Fast or Slow Growing: Horsetail is a moderately fast-growing plant.
Pruning Advice: Minimal pruning is required; simply cut back dead or damaged stems in early spring.

Horsetail Equisetum Hyemale - Planting Instructions in an Irish Climate

Sowing Time: Plant in spring or early summer.
Instruction: Plant the Horsetail in a location with consistently moist soil and part to full sun. Water regularly to keep the soil consistently moist. Avoid planting in areas where it may spread uncontrollably.
Trench Preparation: No trench preparation is necessary for this plant.
Positioning of Plants: Plant with enough space to accommodate its mature size, typically about 30 to 120 cm (12 to 47 inches) apart.
Plant Spacing: Space plants about 30 to 120 cm (12 to 47 inches) apart.
Pruning: Prune back any dead or damaged stems in early spring to maintain its appearance.

Facts About Product: Horsetail Equisetum Hyemale is a prehistoric plant that adds a unique and eye-catching element to your garden or landscape. Its hardy nature makes it well-suited for Irish climates, and its striking appearance is sure to be a conversation starter.

Enhance your garden with the distinctive and timeless beauty of Horsetail Equisetum Hyemale. Its architectural presence and adaptability to various conditions make it a remarkable addition to any outdoor space. Order yours today and enjoy the enduring charm of this ancient plant.

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