Equisetum Scirpoides planting - Knowledgebase Question

San Jose, CA
Question by dipietrojoh
January 17, 2007
I am a designer specifying Dwarf Horsetail in a front yard landscape. I know that the plant is relatively invasive and fast growing, what I don't know is what spacing to use for planting. I am trying to achieve a

Answer from NGA
January 17, 2007


For complete coverage, plant 3-6" apart. Horsetail spreads by underground rhizomes so a single plant will eventually colonize an area, but for quick coverage, plant 3-6" apart.

Best wishes with your project!

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