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We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.
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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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