Common Water Crowfoot (Ranunculus aquatilis)
Common Water Crowfoot (Ranunculus aquatilis) is a native aquatic water plant. The submerged leaves are divided into thread-like segments and palmate floating leaves. In summer it produces solitary, white flowers which measure 2cm across. These pretty flowers are also useful for wildlife as they provide food for bees, butterflies, beetles and other insects as well as providing cover for small fish. It is a good oxygenating plant
- The submerged leaves help to maintain a healthy balance in your pond and reduce unwanted algae. Thus being a useful and attractive oxygenator and wildlife friendly.
- Supplied in weighted bunches ready to simply drop into the pond where it will root into the silt on the bottom of your pond. Alternatively if you choose you can pot this up use aquatic soil weighted down with pea gravel and treat as a deep water plant.
- As a general guide we would recommended that you use 2 bunches of oxygenator per square metre of surface water
- Will grow in still water but prefers slow-moving water.
- Flowers mid spring to late summer.
- Likes to be in full sun.
- Cut back after flowering
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