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FONTINALIS ANTIPYRETICA (Water Moss)

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  • Buy bareroot as a 3" long weighted bunch to drop into deep water.
  • British Native submerged oxygenating plant Water Moss (Fontinalis antipyretica)
  • Dark green branched stems and foliage that grows in a still, slow moving ponds or moving water.
  • Drop into any depth of water. It remains low growing on base of pond. Grows well in a sunny or partially shaded pond.

In a new pond, the stocking rate of oxygenating plants should be two/three bunches per m2

Allow Water Moss (Fontinalis antipyretica) to grow and remove some by hand if neccesary. 

Read more on oxygenators in Tips and Advice.

<p>British Native plants</p> <p>Sunny position</p> <p>Partially shaded position</p> <p>Shaded position</p> <p>Suitable for shelf depth 23-44cm (approx 10-17”)</p><p>Suitable for shelf depth 45cm+ (approx 18”+)</p>

Important delivery information

Plant orders are dispatched to UK destinations only and leave the Nursery on a Monday - Thursday inclusive to avoid the weekend. Your order will be picked in the Nursery and the ready potted plant in its basket or bareroot oxygenator (as specified in the description) will be wrapped that day in damp newspaper and a plastic bag to keep it fresh during transit. Plants will normally be dispatched within a week of our receipt of your order.

All items are then boxed for collection by the courier APC Parcelrite or UKMail that afternoon for expected delivery within 24 hours after despatch (Highlands and Islands excepted)

Please unwrap all plants from their packaging as soon as possible and place in the situations specified on the plant ticket.

Order ValueDelivery Cost
£1.00 - £29.99 £6.00
£30.00 - £99.99 £12.00
£100.00 - £199.99 £24.00
£200+ £36.00

An additional surcharge will be added 
at checkout if your delivery address
is North of Perth (+£10) or an Island 
(+£10 = PO & TR)
(+£25 = Scottish Islands, IM & BT) or 
(+£50 = JE & GY).

Reviews from other Waterside customers

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Paul ChandlerExcellent plants

August 2017

Excellent plants by far they best from any supplier I have used everyone has thrived not sure about one my fault it fell into deep part of part still hoping it grows

2 stars2 starsno starno starno star

Lynne McLaren

July 2018

Plant arrived well packaged but the plant itself is a poor specimen for the money. Called at a nursery a few days later and saw a much bigger specimen for less than half price. Disappointed to say the least.