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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 Crinita - Fringed Sedge
The Carex Crinita- Fringed Sedge, otherwise known as the Carex Crinita, is a perennial sedge species native to most of the United States and parts of Canada east of the Mississippi River, as well as Texas and Oklahoma. It can typically be identified by its light green color, long leafy culms, and drooping spikelets. This sedge is often easily recognized at a glance because of its odd habit of leaning to one side once fully grown. The three-sided culms appear in groups of three to six leaves, spreading out as they go further up. Each spikelet hangs off the plant from a thin peduncle.
The fringed sedge prefers moist or wet soil, often growing in areas near water or in places that regularly flood. Ideal soil conditions include ground made from materials like peat, clay, loam, sand, gravel, and much more, as it can adapt to virtually any conditions.
Carex Crinita- Fringed Sedge can tolerate both full sun exposure and partial shade.
Once matured, this plant can grow to be as tall as four inches.
It grows to this height reasonably quickly, spreading itself through ingestion by birds, insects, and deer. Swamps, bogs, and wetlands are the most common areas to find this plant, though it can also be seen frequently along riverbanks. In general, so long as a significant amount of fresh water is present, the fringed sedge will likely appear in the area so long as it is native. It is not uncommon to see large numbers of fringed sedge in one area clustered together. The fringed sedge most commonly germinates in large colonies, their fibrous root systems intertwined as a support network to help them entrench in the poor or loose soil. It can also inhabit the same area as other species of plants, including grasses and other sedges, with little issue. Carex Crinita- Fringed Sedge