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Barred Horsetail Equisetum japonica

Barred Horsetail Equisetum japonica

*Please note - All aquatic plants ship bare - root.

Cylindrical, hollow, evergreen stems with white and black knots.  

Water Plant

Year round interest

Foliage interest


Plant Type:  Perennial

Height Category:  Medium

Garden Height:  20 - 22 Inches

Spacing:  24 - 28 Inches

Spread:  24 - 48 Inches

Foliage Colors:  Green, Black and white knots

Habit:  Upright


Light Requirement:  Full Sun to Shade

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Maintenance Category:  Easy

Hardiness Zones:  3 - 9

Water Category:  Consistent

Uses:  Ponds, water gardens, containers, bog gardens

Maintenance notes: Barred horse tail is a low maintenance plant but can spread readily when not contained or regularly pruned back.

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