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Aquatic plants for the pond


Theaquatic plantsthey are certainly the most important element in apond. Theaquatic plants, if wisely cultivated, they contribute to the water purification ofpondand they bring great aesthetic value. Inpondgarden, leaquatic plantsthey are able to consume polluting substances such as ammonium, ammonia, nitrates and phosphates, thus acting as a natural water filter.

In addition to the above, theaquatic plantsthey manage to keep algae away because they are in direct nutritional competition, in particular, they remove nitrates and phosphates from algae, preventing their proliferation.

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To cultivateaquatic plantsand ensure its healthy growth, it must be ensured that in thepondthere are nutrients and trace elements: theaquatic plantsthey must be fertilized regularly. There are a large number of fertilizers on the market, we recommend choosing a natural fertilizer to add to the water.

When to insert theaquatic plants in the pond?
The best time to introduceaquatic plantsinpondit begins with spring and lasts until autumn. Those who live in northern Italy should wait for the beginning of summer. In this period, thanks to the higher water temperature, theaquatic plantsthey grow fast and are less prone to stress than "transplant“.

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The choice ofaquatic plants for the pond
Inpondshould be cultivated, in equal measure,aquatic plantssubmerged, floating and above the surface. Among the submerged aquatic plants, the direct competitors of algae must not be missing in the pond, we are talking about plants such as Typha latifolia and Elodea. The submerged plants, as well as the floating ones, must be placed in a special container filled with coarse sand or gravel, you must never use soil for the garden!

Theaquatic plants for the pondshould be chosen according to specific needs: it is useless to choose beautiful plants if they cannot live well in your pond! Select the aquatic plants and arrange them according to their preferred position: bank plants, marsh plants, shallow water plants and plants for the deep water area. Another factor to consider is the light, someaquatic plants,if placed in the shade, they become unsightly and develop in an unattractive way.

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To complete the theme "aquatic pond plants", We refer you to the list of the most beautiful ones that you can easily grow in your own garden pond.

Pond aquatic plants, cards + photos

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Video: Pond plants container pond planted tank (October 2020).