|Longevity: HP (zones 3 to 11)|
|Lighting Conditions: PS-FS|
Reed-like plant consisting of hollow jointed sectional stems. They have a high silica content and prefer damp sandy soil. Used to scrub pans and sand wood. Homeopathically used to treat various bladder-related conditions - both Equisetums can disturb thiamine metabolism in humans. Tea is fungicidal.