Broomsedge - 25 Plants $69.99

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Under 3 Feet
Native Grasses
Planting Zones 5-8
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Ponds and Water Gardens,
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25 Plants
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Broomsedge - 25 Plants $69.99 Description


Broomsedge (Andropogon virginicus) can be a lifesaver to disturbed lands, thereby controlling erosion.

This plant, also called poverty grass, is a perennial plant usually known for its comprehensive nomenclature, including yellow sedge bluestem, broomsedge bluestem, and whiskey grass. It belongs to the Poaceae family, popularly known as the grass family. It is usually used as an ornamental plant. Thanks to its low maintenance, it requires a small amount of water to bloom. The plant is highly recommended for golf courses and residential landscaping. It amazingly adds life to the winter landscape due to its reddish-orange coloration. 

This plant can be a lifesaver to disturbed lands, thereby controlling erosion. It usually blooms in September, October, and November in dry fields, thin woods, and upper shores of ponds. It is native to the southeast United States and has excellent lakes. It is a weedy and introduced species in California and Hawaii. The plant has an efficient root system where it grows back immediately after-burn. It is the most nutritious food for cattle compared to other grasses. 

Broomsedge provides cover for small wildlife, plus the plant also provides a nesting site for turkeys and quills

It is usually fresh during spring and early summer, then becomes dry, forming thick standing clumps by late summer and early autumn. The clumps naturally stand long and well for the entire season.

The plant is essential to wildlife and livestock; amazingly, the strong stalks can be used for fall decorations, cover small wildlife, and as a nesting site for turkeys and quills.

The seeds are evenly spread along the stems, having beautiful tiny hairs that glow in the sunlight. This plant is like no other; planting it in your home will attract birds, butterflies, and bumblebees to beautify your environment. 

Wondering what the plant looks like, rest assured it is easy to identify with its hairy flattened leaves sheath and folded young leaves. The young plants are usually bluish-green, which turns brown and dry at maturity.

It can grow up to 2-3ft tall and 6-8 inches wide per year. It requires full sun and wet to moist soil to bloom perfectly. Small birds find the seeds useful, especially in winter when other seeds are unavailable.

Many people regard this plant as a minor source of income; as the name implies, the plant can be used in making brooms. It reproduces by seed; it usually spreads aggressively in favorable conditions and can survive within infertile soil; it can even grow in barren lands where many plants cannot grow.

Thanks to the root shallowness, which can easily be pulled by hand. You can find it in fields along roadsides; the leaves are hairy from above and smooth to rough from down, and the edges are also wild and hairy. This plant usually sells at a low price and ships fast. 

Broome Sedge Andropogon virginicus For Sale at TN Wholesale Nursery with Low Prices and Fast Shipping




Reviews (4)

  • 5
    Broome Sedge

    Posted by Mark Tanner on Aug 27, 2019

    The shipping was fast and the packaging was great.

  • 5
    Broome Sedge

    Posted by Rachael Jacks on Aug 22, 2019

    This stuff is amazing.

  • 5
    Broome Sedge

    Posted by Isaiah Stark on Aug 22, 2019

    this looks great around the fence row

  • 5
    Looks good

    Posted by Sandy Gaylord on May 10, 2016

    Beautiful extremely healthy can't wait to see how that develops!


Shipping Information

We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.

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 is 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 receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.

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