Oxygenating plants

Oxygenator pond plants submerge under water for water health & clarity

Allow two portions of Oxygenating plants per square metre of surface area.

  • Ceratophyllum demersum - Hornwort are sent as bareroot portions (loose) as this submerged oxygenating plant floats freely in the water. Drop this into the pond to find its own depth. No weighting is required. 
  • Other submerged oxygenating plants are sent as a weighted bunch per portion (Fontinalis antipyretica, Myriophyllum spicatum, Ranunculus aquatilis and Potamogeton crispus).
  • Oxygenators photosynthesize to produce oxygen during daylight hours which keeps the water fresh.
  • Submerged oxygenators use dissolved nitrates and mineral salts from the pond water and compete with algae growth for the nutrients.

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  1. Oxygenating plants CERATOPHYLLUM DEMERSUM (Hornwort)  British Native deep water plants for ponds. Dark green/olive green brush like foliage sent as loose plant stems ready to drop into pond. No need for bunching.
    • 25-44cm
    • 45cm+

    CERATOPHYLLUM DEMERSUM (Hornwort)

    £5.00
    Bare Root
  2. Oxygenating plants FONTINALIS ANTIPYRETICA Water Moss British Native water plants. Dark green branched stems and foliage sent as a weighted bunch approx 3 inches long.
    • 25-44cm
    • 45cm+

    FONTINALIS ANTIPYRETICA (Water Moss)

    £4.00
    Bare Root
    Out of stock
  3. ISOLEPIS CERNUA - Small rush oxygenating or shelf pond plant with white seed heads that turn pale brown later in the season
    • 13-15cm

    ISOLEPIS CERNUA (Slender club rush)

    £6.00
    In 9cm basket
  4. Oxygenating plants MYRIOPHYLLUM SPICATUM (British Native pond plant) A typical bunched portion of Spiked Milfoil (dependent on time of year)
    • 25-44cm
    • 45cm+

    MYRIOPHYLLUM SPICATUM (Spiked Milfoil)

    £4.00
    Bare Root
  5. Oxygenating plants POTAMOGETON CRISPUS (British Native oxygenating pond plants) with olive green/brown seaweed-shaped foliage.
    • 25-44cm
    • 45cm+

    POTAMOGETON CRISPUS (Curled pondweed)

    £4.00
    Bare Root
    Out of stock
  6. Oxygenating plants RANUNCULUS AQUATILIS (Water Crowfoot - British Native deep water plant) showing long submerged foliage
    • 25-44cm
    • 45cm+

    RANUNCULUS AQUATILIS (Water Crowfoot)

    £5.00
    Bare Root
    Out of stock
  7. Oxygenating plants & shelf pond plants RORIPPA NASTURTIUM-AQUATICUM (Water Cress - British Native)  Round, green leaf and clusters of small white flowers
    • 13-15cm
    • Wet Mud

    RORIPPA NASTURTIUM-AQUATICUM (Water Cress)

    £5.00
    In 9cm basket

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