Whether you already have a saltwater pool or are going to be renovating your current chlorinated pool into one, it’s important for pool owners to recognize that not all plants fair as well as the next when it comes to salt water. Saltwater pools produce a large amount of salt that then mixes in with the soil, which hinders a plant’s ability to absorb water properly from that soil.
The good news is that there are a number of attractive plants out there that saltwater pool owners can plant near and around the pool. Let’s start by looking at the most popular category for pool plants:
Foliage and flowers are usually the top choice for plants for around the pool because of their bright and exciting shapes and colors. Some of the best include:
Whether it’s a pergola, a fence, or the ground itself that you’re looking to add some extra color and dimension to, here are the top salt tolerant vines and groundcovers:
Shrubs can add some privacy and customization to any pool, with a favorite being:
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