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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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Carex Comosa - Bristly Sedge
Carex Comosa - Bristly Sedge, commonly known as bristly sedge because of its bristly seed heads, is a perennial wetland plant species that is a member of the sedge family and is frequently found in marshland environments. This species is native to North America and is an excellent choice for helping to control erosion. Appearance Bristly sedge's namesake is its bristly seed heads. It is green in color, and its full height can range from one foot to four feet. Spikes form on the top of the plant - these spikes contain the seeds. Bristle sedge's leaves are usually green, but the leaf sheaths can also be brown. The leaves can grow up to 16 millimeters wide.
The plant's spikes droop on its slender stalks when fully developed. Habitat Bristle sedge grows in wetlands such as marshes or bogs, although it can also become in meadows. The plant does best in a fully sunny environment, but can even thrive in partly shady areas. Bristly sedge prefers fresh soil, and thus grows in the spring and fall. It matures in the summer, typically in June or July. Growing Conditions This plant does best in full sunlight, but it can also thrive in partly shady areas. It prefers cooler soil to grow in and grows mostly in peat, sand, clay, and loam types of land. Bristly sedge grows well in a variety of wet environments, including riverbanks, marshes, bogs, and shores.
Benefits of Bristly Hedge Bristle sedge increases and spreads slowly, and is useful for controlling erosion
It is excellent for large planting projects, particularly in the colder seasons. Also, this plant species is helpful to local wildlife as it is a food source for some animals. Smaller animals may also like to use it to hide for cover.