1L Miniature Bulrush Typha minima

Code: PL0875
1L Miniature Bulrush Typha minima1L Miniature Bulrush Typha minima
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Miniature Bulrush Typha minima - 1L Pot

A dwarf species of the bulrush; a very popular pond plant. It has long, arching, green leaves, and brown flower heads that sit atop erect stems in summer. As it is relatively small, this is a great plant for smaller ponds and containers.

Characteristics

  • Foliage Colour: green
  • Flower Colour: dark brown in summer
  • Approx. Growth Height: 75cm
  • Max. Spread: 45cm
  • Flowering Time: summer
  • Uses: in ponds, waterside, bog gardens
  • Exposure: exposed, sheltered
  • Growing Habit: clump forming
  • Hardiness: hardy
  • Rate of Growth: max height in 5-10 years

Requirements

  • Light Requirements: full sun
  • Moisture: moist but well-drained or poorly-drained
  • Soil requirements: acidic, alkaline, neutral, loamy, clay, chalky, sandy

Planting

  • Planting Depth: up to 40cm (in pond)
Grow in wet soil or in water up to 40cm deep in a full sun location. This plant is suitable for zones 1, 2 & 3 of a pond. Aquatic and marginal plants should be placed in pond plant baskets filled with aquatic soil (sold separately) and topped with a thin layer of gravel to help prevent the soil from washing away.

Caring and Maintenance

Water adequately during dry and hot periods. Propagate by division or stem tip cuttings.

Below is a comparison of pot sizes. From left to right: 9cm Pot, 1L Pot, 3L Pot

 

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