This Anglo Aquatics Eleocharis Acicularis is a Oxygenating plant and is ideal for placing at the bottom of your pond or on deep set planting shelves.Oxygenating plants are an essential for a healthy pond. Photosynthesising whilst submerged and releasing oxygen into the water which is vital for all pond life and good bacteria. Some of these plants can be placed straight into the water with a weight whereas some will need potting. Benefits: Slender little tufted plant with needle-like stems, each terminating in a brown spikelet.Specifications:Sun/Shade: Full sun to part shadeFlowering Months: Aug & SepNative: YesGrowth Rate: MediumBest Growing Season: Summer, AutumnMinimum Height: 15cmMaximum Height: 40cmMaximum Depth: 60cmHelpful Tips: Little maintenance is required.Repotting or Replanting: 9cm oxygenating plants require potting into a larger mesh basket. Place in a pond no deeper than 1/3 maximum recommended planting depth to allow the plants to establish. 1 litre oxygenating plants do not require repotting, place in pond no deeper than 1/2 maximum recommended planting depth to allow the plants to establish. 2ltr plants do not require repotting, as they are larger more established plants they can be placed up to the maximum recommended depth. There is no need to remove the mesh basket.Established in 1965, Anglo Aquatic Plant is a family owned business who provide high quality plants and exceptional service. Their main nursery is based in Enfield, just north of London. Their experienced team take care of a wide variety of both native and continental plants. This product benefits from a specialised plant shipment service and is delivered directly from the supplier. All products are packaged with extreme care and transported in specially designed plant containers. Delivery takes 2-7 working days and will arrive quicker during the Spring and Summer seasons. Delivery is only available to England and Wales mainland for this product.Please note: Plants and Molluscs are classed as perishable goods and are excluded from our returns policy. This does not affect your statutory rights. See our Cancellation & Returns page for further details. In the unlikely event that you receive your goods damaged or you have been sent the incorrect item, please report your issues to our customer service team within 24 hours. Perishable goods cannot be returned unless we have sent the wrong item, or they are damaged.