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Shipping Charge

Our normal flat rate shipping charge is $15. Spending over $50 will reduce the shipping charge to $12. Spend over $100 and it is further reduced to $10. Spend over $150 and receive FREE shipping. All fish orders are charged an extra $35 per box to overnight them. If you order multiple boxes of fish we may be able to condense the fish into one box, inwhich case we will refund you $35 for the second box.


We hold orders placed early in the season.

It is our policy at Pond Plants Direct to hold orders until the weather is warm enough so that your plants will survive. We look at each individual order and hold them based on any tropical or floating plants ordered. Below is a map of hardiness zones in the US, please use the guide to figure when your order will be shipped out. If you would like your order to be shipped out immediately, please leave a comment during checkout. Otherwise, your plants will be held until it is weather appropriate for your location.


This is a Map of Your Climate Zone

Pond Plants Direct - Buy Aquatic Plants, Water Lilies, Aquatic Shelf Plants, Floating Plants, Flowering Pond Plants, Low Growing Pond Plants, Pickerel Plants, Rush Plants, Cattail, Pond Snails, Tadpoles, Koi Fish, Arrowhead, Iris, Water Hyacinth, Water Lettuce, Anacharis, Hornwort, Pond Supplies
Below is our shipping schedule for your orders.

Zone 9-10........................................NOW (Weather Permitting)

Zone 8.............................................Mid-March

Zone 7.............................................Early April/Mid-April

Zone 6.............................................Mid-April/End of April

Zone 5.............................................Early May/Mid-May

Zone 4.............................................Mid-May/End of May

Zone 3.............................................First of June

The above schedule is approximate shipping times for hardy plants. Orders with tropical plants are sometimes held longer due to weather patterns that we are monitoring on a bi-weekly basis. Shipping plants before zone appropriate voids our 2 week guaruntee on plants surviving.