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Cattail Plants

    …your plants make sure you follow the planting directions as deep water loving plants like to be in shallow water when they are getting started. * Flow or No: Water flow rate is often a factor that is overlooked but some plants love moving water while others like it to stand still. Dwarf Cattails for…
    …how-to guide so grab your pruning tools gloves extra planting bags planting media and garden hose and let's get to work! Bog Plants Bog plants include species like Corkscrew Rush Dwarf Cattail and Blue Flag Iris. These types of plants have clumping roots runners or rhizomes and the dividing…
    …Shoreline Defense & Treatment Booster Plus will kill the cattails down to the root to prevent the plant from re-growing. The roots of pond cattails are the most difficult part of the plant to kill so allow the mixture to absorb into the plant for one to two weeks. This will ensure the treatment…
  • Airmax Shoreline Defense

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    …Emergent Weed Killer * Kills to The Roots * Long Term Control of Cattails Kill the roots of even the most persistent emergent aquatic weeds & grasses. Airmax Shoreline Defense is great for controlling cattails or any other plant growing above or out of the water. Apply directly to the foliage…
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  • …and marginal plants growing alongside your pond can provide plenty of shade from the outside. Blue Flag Iris and Dwarf Cattail for instance planted on the south or west side will cast cool shady shadows for your fish. * Get Creative with Canopies: If planting trees or plants isn't an option…
    …A free-floating plant have roots underneath the plant to absorb nutrients from the pond's water but never touches the bottom while rooted floating plants often have showy flowers and large leafed foliage that sits on top of the water. * Emergent: Rooted plants like cattails grow along the shoreline…
    …greens and protein including roots stems and buds as well as frogs snails and fish. Besides eating cattails and other marginal aquatic plants muskrats also use their honed teeth to cut down the plants and use them as building materials for their dome-shaped lodges located on stream or pond banks.…
    plants and algae. Pond dye actively blocks specific portions of the sunlight spectrum slowing growth and keeping your water clear and clean. Note that pond dyes do not inhibit growth of emergent plants (e.g. cattails) or floating plants (e.g. water lily). For more information on aquatic plants and…
    …works by being absorbed into the growth system of emergent shoreline weeds like cattails via their leaves and kills them down to the roots. Similar to contact chemicals it is best to treat first as cutting the plants down stops the absorption process and prevents the chemical from getting into their…
    …of plant size of treatment area what the pond is used for and location. Assess the Situation Before getting started identify what lives in your pond. Is it an algae floating submerged or emergent weed? Do most of the weeds grow on the surface of the water or below? To help identify your plant visit…
    …the pond becomes overabundant with nutrients. These excess nutrients become an effective plant fertilizer causing weeds and algae to grow prolifically. You may begin to notice emergent weeds like cattails and shoreline grasses growing along the shoreline and a foul smell emanating from the water.…
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