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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 square sedge is a wonderful addition to your lawn.
The long grass thrives in hardiness zones 3-9 and grows well in both partial shade and full sun. Some grass will grow in zone 2 as well. The grass blooms in spring, summer, and autumn, and yields tiny yellow flowers that make any landscape visually appealing. The grass grows in several types of soil and is tolerant of drought. Three square sedge makes a beautiful border around lakes or ponds and looks great in water gardens.
This sedge part of the bulrush family.
At maturity, the grass grows up to 4 feet tall. However, some blades of grass can grow up to 30 inches.
The blades are around 9 mm wide. The stem, also called the culm, has 1-5 leaves that stand erect. The culm is concave, and there are three angles between each stem. Each stem has a white, spongy substance inside. The leaves of the grass grow near the bottom of the stem and are varying lengths. The blades of grass are a neutral shade of green, but some blades are bluish-green. The grass is thick and has a smooth texture. Three square sedge has tiny spikes that vary in color. The spikes can be purple, orange, red, or translucent.
This sedge reproduces by seed colonizers of an area via reproduction. Three square sedge also has medicinal properties and is edible. It is often used by Native Americans for consumption and to make hats and baskets.
The grass blooms at the start of spring and into the fall and is found in Nova Scotia, Washington state, and parts of South America. The grass grows wild in marshes and freshwater in the Gulf and Atlantic coasts. This sedge can be used for cattle grazing, but other animals also eat the grass, such as Canada geese, snow geese, and muskrats. The submerged section of the grass is a shelter for small aquatic animals, and it is a food source for reptiles, fish, frogs, and other aquatic wildlife.