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Coontail Plant

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$4.99
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11,
Exposure
Full Sun,
Height At Maturity
Under 10 Feet
Ships
Year Round
Usage
Ponds & Water Gardens,

Reviews (1)

  • 4
    Follow the instructions

    Posted by Gill on 9th May 2016

    If you follow the instructions you should have no problem at all!

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Shipping Information

We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.

Shipping Dates
Ships Year Round

Description

Coontail – Ceratophyllum Demersum  

Coontail Plant is a great plant to have on your property and can be purchased through a nursery or online mail center. This plant has a rootless system and grows in wet soil. The branches are dense and often resembles a raccoon’s tail thus giving it its name. After the plants die, they will fall in the water and provide a food source for many wildlife such as ducks and fish. Do you need color to add to your water garden?  A plant like this will add tremendous amounts of color to any water garden. This plant will also add a lot of texture to your garden.

The Versatility and Beauty of the Coon-tail Plant


The coon-tail plant derives its name from its bushy, raccoon tail-like, shaped. Each stem of the plant has rich olive-green spirals, with typically 5 to 12 layered leaves within each whorl. Also known as hornwort, this plant is rootless, and water currents enable the plant to pollinate. Between June and September, fluffy blooms can be seen gracefully floating in fresh water. Coontail Plantunusual plant is very easy to multiply! Shoots from the central stem can be detached and grown into a full plant. Perfect for water gardens and aquariums, the dead leaves will drop to the surface of the water, adding a food source for fish and ducks. The coon-tail plant has versatility. It can also grow in wet soil, creating a garden that not only attracts wildlife but also adds vibrant color and interesting texture to the landscape. This plant is wildly accessible and can be purchased in most nurseries and fish stores. The foxtail is another aquatic plant that grows incredibly fast. Deep, vibrant, red or brilliant green, the leaves are lush willows grown on slender stems. This plant can beautify aquariums by being placed towards the back of the tank to block out any visibility of electrical wires and cords.

 Coontail Plant is a great water plant to have in your water garden.

 

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