Go Back Hornwort

Ceratophyllum demersum

Plant Type: Water Gardening

Found in ponds, marshes, and quiet streams. Used for their appearance and their high oxygen production.

Growing & Maintenance Tips:


Hornwort should be submerged to the bottom of the pond for best growing conditions. It is usually sold in clumps. Needs to be weighted down to sink to the bottom of the pond.

Hornwort is sometimes eaten by hungry goldfish and Koi.

Flower Color

Foliage Color

Green

Plant Spread

30-60 in.

Good Companions

Plant Height

12-24 in.

Scape Height

Hardness Zone

4-10

Soil Moisture

Submerged

Characteristics & Attributes


Attributes

= Foliage Interest, = Naturalizing, = Bog or Water Garden

Bloom Time

Critter Resistance

Exposure

Full Sun

Growth Rate

Medium

Seasonal Interests