Ceratophyllum demersum (Hornwort)

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C. demersum is a submerged, aquatic perennial with whorls of forked, brittle, dark green leaves. Tiny flowers, white male and green female, bloom in summer from the leaf axils.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Spreading

2 in stock

Category:

COLOUR

Flower

White, Green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer

WHERE TO GROW

Ceratophyllum demersum (Hornwort) will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 1.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Aquatic, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Grow in water 30-90cm deep in full shade to full sun. Plants float freely so do not require baskets. Dies back in winter but stem buds overwinter in bottom mud and grow in spring.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Pond/In water

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

COLOUR

Flower

White, Green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer

WHERE TO GROW

Ceratophyllum demersum (Hornwort) will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 1.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Aquatic, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Grow in water 30-90cm deep in full shade to full sun. Plants float freely so do not require baskets. Dies back in winter but stem buds overwinter in bottom mud and grow in spring.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Pond/In water

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered