Green Bulrush

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Bare Root

We ship bare-root plants which are dormant (in a wintertime state) and have no pretty foliage, blooms, or greenery but they will bloom out in the following spring after they are planted and be beautiful.This is why we offer a 1 year warranty to show our customers their plants will thrive come spring.

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We dig plants when your order is received, and ship immediately via US Priority Mail. You will receive a tracking number via email when plants are shipped. All plants are packed to be safe in their packages for up to 3 days after receipt.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This provides superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receipt unless weather prohibits. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water daily for the first week after planting.


The hardy plant zone for the Green Bulrush is 3-9.

It is a perennial that produces fibrous roots that make it great for land cover. It is native to North America and is part of the grass family. Predominantly, it is found in Newfoundland, Manitoba, and the northeast and mid-west regions of the United States. It is an aggressive grower that is hard to contain in a manicured lawn environment. It is durable and is often used in ground restoration projects such as wetlands and soggy areas that have erosion problems.

  The culm of the Green Bulrush flourishes to produce an abundant number of umbels at the end of its long blades. These culms are the above-ground stem that resembles a stalk usually an olive-green color. The umbels become fertile in summer and top the Green Bulrush is a brownish-gold wheat color cluster. The clusters are composed of small spikelets. The spikelets mature during the autumn season and turn a dark chocolate brown which then appears to look like starry clusters. The many displayed seeds last to the end of the fruiting season which runs July through August.

At maturity, the Green Bulrush can grow to an average of 3 to 5 feet.

Also, they can have a 2 to 4-foot spread. It prefers a cooler crisper air to grow in usually found in the spring and fall seasons. After harvest, the regrowth rate is slow. It has a long lifespan but has a low tolerance for drought conditions.

  It adapts well to fine and medium-textured soils and requires a pH of 4.0 to 8.0. It grows and develops well in wet moist soil types.

It thrives in wetland areas, marshes, bogs, swamplands, and flood plains.

It grows along the sides of creek beds and rivers. It is a durable plant but does not grow well in shade.

The Green Bulrush has been valuable in restoration projects and erosion control. 

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