top of page

17cm pot\

Juncus glaucus, commonly known as seaside rush, is an attractive and hardy pond plant that can enhance the aesthetics of your pond or water garden. Here's a care sheet to help you grow and maintain healthy Juncus glaucus in your pond:

1. Plant Selection:

  • Choose healthy Juncus glaucus plants from a reputable nursery or garden center. Look for plants with upright, blue-green foliage and no signs of disease or pests.

2. Planting Location:

  • Select a location within your pond that receives full sun to partial shade. Seaside rush prefers bright light conditions, so ensure it gets at least 4-6 hours of direct sunlight daily.

3. Planting Depth:

  • Plant Juncus glaucus in the shallower areas of your pond, with water depths ranging from 2 to 6 inches. These plants typically grow with their roots submerged but not fully underwater.

4. Soil and Potting:

  • Use a well-draining aquatic potting mix or plant directly into the substrate at the bottom of your pond. Ensure the soil remains consistently moist but not waterlogged.

5. Water Requirements:

  • Keep the soil consistently moist. Seaside rush prefers a wet environment but not one that is waterlogged. Monitor water levels to prevent drying out or overwatering.

6. Fertilization:

  • Juncus glaucus usually doesn't require heavy fertilization. If needed, use a balanced, slow-release aquatic fertilizer sparingly during the growing season (spring to early summer).

7. Pruning and Maintenance:

  • Trim back any dead or yellowing leaves as needed to encourage healthy growth and maintain an attractive appearance.
  • Prune the plant in late winter or early spring to control its size and prevent overcrowding.

8. Winter Care:

  • In colder climates, seaside rush may die back in the winter. Trim the plant down to just above the waterline to protect it from frost. It typically regrows in the spring.

9. Pests and Diseases:

  • These plants are generally resistant to pests and diseases. However, monitor for any unusual changes in their appearance or signs of pests and address them promptly if necessary.

10. Propagation: - Propagate Juncus glaucus by dividing the plant in the spring. Carefully separate the root clumps into smaller sections and replant them in your pond.

11. Enjoy the Coastal Aesthetic: - Juncus glaucus features slender, upright stems that resemble coastal grasses, adding a touch of seaside charm to your pond. Its presence can create a relaxing and natural atmosphere.

Seaside rush is a beautiful and relatively low-maintenance addition to your pond. Following these care guidelines will help you maintain healthy and thriving Juncus glaucus, enhancing the beauty and ambiance of your water feature.

 

PLEASE NOTE –

  • These pond plants have a waiting period of 2 - 3 weeks before they will be available. This is due to the logistics and the fuel price to get it from the farm to our facility in Gezina.
  • Regarding shipping -

Pick up – if you pic up, they will be sold as potted plant in a 15cm pot.

Shipping via courier – To protect the plants against damage during transport and save on freight costs, We will remove it out of the pot, clean and package them in individual bags.

Juncus glaucus - Blue rush

R115.00Price
Out of Stock
    No Reviews YetShare your thoughts. Be the first to leave a review.
    bottom of page