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Eleocharis Quadrangulata- Four Square Rush

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Minimum Purchase:
100 units
$0.97
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11,
Exposure
Full Sun,
Usage
Ponds & Water Gardens, Drought Tolerant Plants,
Usage
Ponds & Water Gardens, Drought Tolerant Plants,
Height At Maturity
Under 3 Feet
Ships
Year Round
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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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Eleocharis Quadrangulata- Four Square Rush For Sale Affordable Grower Direct Prices Tennessee Wholesale Nursery

Eleocharis Quadrangulata- Four Square Rush or Four Angle Spikerush, is an approximately two to four-foot tall rush that grows at the edges of freshwater bogs, rivers, streams, lakes, ponds, and other slow-moving or standing water. It is rarely submerged. This rush gets its name from its dark green sponge-like stems, which are nearly square-shaped. This perennial herb is native to both the central and eastern parts of North America as well as west-central parts of Mexico. Its hardiness zones range from zone 3 to zone 11. Found in California, Oregon, Wisconsin to Massachusetts, Tennessee, and Florida.

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The Four Square Rush has a moderate growth rate and will take approximately twenty years to reach its full height. At the end of spring to early summer, the rush blooms small clusters of green perianth bristles with brown bracts on every single spikelet. Each plant has a spread of one to two feet.

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Its leaves are tube-shaped sheaths at the base of each stem. This rash tends to increase densely in shallow areas. The fruit of the plant is one low seed that remains closed. This rush belongs to the Poales order within the Monocot group and Cyperaceae (or Sedge)family of plants. Its active growth period is from spring until fall and adapts to fine, medium, and coarse-textured soils. It has a root depth of about eight inches and can propagate by either seed or bare roots, which are rhizomatous. The Four Square Rush prefers full sun but can tolerate a mild amount of shade. The Four Square Rush provides erosion control and bioremediation to help decrease pollutants. The rush is hardy and will desiccate only in the driest months.

Eleocharis Quadrangulata- Four Square Rush

Four Square Rush 

The  Eleocharis quadrangulata plant, also known as the Four Square Rush or Four-Angled Spikerush, is a perennial and aquatic member of the Cyperaceae family in the order of Poales. This rush plant grows primarily in the much of the Eastern United States in Canada. Populations of the Four Square Rush have been discovered in more than 30 states throughout the USA, and healthy populations of this plant are found as far West as California and as far East as certain regions of Connecticut and Massachusetts. 

 

 This plant's optimal light environment includes high sunlight and the Four Square Rush tends to grow in clusters when populating the shallow water of mildly flooded wetlands. In addition to growing within the shallow water of these wetlands, the Four Square Rush has also been known to grow in freshwater marshlands as well as reservoirs and shallow ponds. 

 

 The Four Square Rush grows primarily at lower altitudes and away from coast lines. Eleocharis quandrangulata does, however, grow in a diverse range of wetland habitats. The plant grows primarily throws its large and robust rhizomes and is well known for growing extremely fast. 

 

 Due to its fast proliferation capabilities, the Four Square Rush is often planted in aquatic gardens and conservation wetlands.