Smooth Cord Grass

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We ship freshly dug bare-root plants, carefully packaged to arrive in excellent condition.

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Not Available,
Height At Maturity
Under 3 Feet
Native Grasses
Year Round
Full Sun,
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
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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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Ships Year Round


 Smooth Cordgrass grows best in Zones 3 through 9

Bloom Season: Smooth Cordgrass is a perennial plant. It typically "blooms" during the autumn months, producing a large number of seeds.

Bloom Color: As a grass, Smooth Cordgrass doesn't produce flowers. Instead, keep an eye out for light yellow or white seed pods that sprout at the ends of the blades. 

Height at Maturity: While this plant can reach heights of up to seven feet (2.13 meters), on average, it grows between four and six feet (1.2 to 1.8 meters).

Soil Type Preferred: Smooth Cordgrass is a wetland grass, so it prefers wet soil. In its natural habitat, Cordgrass is often submerged for prolonged periods, so make sure that it gets plenty of water! The preferred soil types include rich, average, loam, clay, and sand.

Sun or Shade: As a native plant, Smooth Cordgrass is a relatively hardy plant. It grows best with plenty of sunshine, although it can handle small amounts of shade or overhang. As a rule, this grass thrives in direct sunlight, where it can get plenty of warmth to offset the moist soil.

Smooth Cordgrass is native to North America, particularly along the coastal wetlands

It is a tall, feathery plant that is often found in saltwater marshes. Smooth Cordgrass prefers soil that is consistently moist and thrives when partially submerged. 

  Smooth Cordgrass can grow up to seven feet in height, with short, slightly spongy stems and long, tapered leaves that tend to coil or roll inwards at their ends. During the fall, the plant flowers and produces spiked seed heads. These seed heads contain a large number of wind-pollinated seeds. Smooth Cordgrass is considered a highly invasive species.

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