Pond Plants for Sale in Colchester, Essex

The range of aquatic pond plants for sale in Colchester, Essex, at Poplar Nurseries, can give visual interest to a pond, encourage wildlife and can help keep water clear. Choosing the right pond plants greatly adds to your enjoyment of the pond as well as that of visiting or resident wildlife. We stock a variety of pond plants, including water lilies, marginals, oxygenators and floating plants.

Guide to planting in a pond:

Plant marginals with 3-15cm of water over the soil surface, in groups of 3-5 of the same variety

Small pots should be secured to prevent fish disturbance

Approximately 30-40% of the pond surface area should be covered to provide shade for fish and reduce algae growth

Short-growing oxygenators can be placed on marginal shelves. Deep water varieties are best planted but can be left loose in the bottom of the pond

Simply place floating plants on the pond surface

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PLANT UPDATE: The Covid-19 pandemic has seen unprecendented times for everyone and this has been felt keenly in our plant department. We are experiencing high demand for plants and are having some supplier issues with many of our suppliers remaining closed or having delays in production. We are getting stock in very regularly but product availability is difficult to predict. If you are after something specific please call before you travel. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and wish you happy gardening.

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