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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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Cladium is an aquatic grass that is commonly known as Sawgrass or River of Grass
USDA Hardiness Planting Zone Sawgrass can grow throughout North America and into South America within Plant Hardiness Zones 3-9.
Bloom Season(s) Sawgrass develops leaves from early June through late September, blooms from late June through early August, and develops seeds late July through late September.
Bloom Color Sawgrass blooms are usually yellowish-tan to reddish-brown with some variation depending upon the environment and growing conditions.
Height at Maturity The height of Sawgrass at maturity is 1-3 meters (approximately 3-9 feet)
Soil Type Preferred Being an aquatic plant, Sawgrass typically grows in saturated peat and the sandy, silty, rocky soil typical of fresh and brackish water shorelines. Sawgrass can also grow on dry land so long as the required soil conditions are met, such as the wetlands' drier portions.
Preferred Lighting Conditions Sawgrass prefers full sun to partial shade lighting conditions.
Sawgrass is a long-stemmed aquatic plant that reaches heights approximately 3-9 feet
The leaves are flat, narrow, and grayish-green color. They grow from the plant's base and reach lengths of up to 1 meter (3 feet). The entire plant, shy of the spike blooms and seeds, is typically a pale to medium grayish-green.
This plant is named Sawgrass because of the saw-toothed edges and the mid-rib of the leaves. Sawgrass leaves are relatively rigid, and it is highly discouraged to attempt walking through this particular aquatic grass species without wearing thick protective clothing. Sawgrass can cause significant damage to exposed skin.
Sawgrass, also known as Cladium, at maturity, has drooping branches and sub-branches which produce oval and scale-shaped spikes. The spikes develop oval nut-like seeds. The bloom spikes and seeds are a reddish-brown color and frequently confused for Large Rush (another type of wetlands grass).