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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.
Three Seeded Sedge is great for your wetland area
In the Northeastern United States in wet environments like bogs, rivers, streams, and swamplands, you can find the three seeded sedges. Flowers are greenish and grow at the sedge spears' base in the late spring or early summer. Stems are somewhat thick and are covered with leaves that are bound around the stem. When the sedge is mature, the stems are almost bristly looking and the leaves vary from green to almost white. Over 600 types of sedge plants in North America exist, and most grow in moist peaty soil in USDA Zones 3 through 9.
The three seeded sedges grow anywhere from 8 to 28 inches, and the fruiting season is from June through July. You can use sedges in a landscape for a low maintenance ground cover if you have good water and drainage. Sedges like full sun, but if it is too hot, they will need extra water. You can grow sedges from seed, and they only need a light feeding of fertilizer at the beginning of the summer.
It is possible to groom your sedges, but only mow about 2/3 of the plant's height, and don't mow them more than four times a year. Grow your three seeded sedges in clumps for a comprehensive natural look. Next to a pond or small steam, growing three seeded sedges will provide excellent habitat for various animals who prefer moist conditions.
You can grow different types of sedges together for a great look of spiky and bushy plants
Pair your three seeded sedges with soft rush grass or the Appalachian sedge. For a colorful flower garden, try pairing three seeded sedges with purple coneflower, butterfly milkweed, Culver's root, swamp milkweed, or even bottlebrush sedge. You will have a landscape of greens, yellows, purples, and different textures.