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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 Lupulina- Hop Sedge
Carex Lupulina- Hop Sedge, commonly known as Hop Sedge, presents a hardy perennial suitable to humid conditions, especially along wetlands and lakes. Hop Sedge grows in a wide range throughout the Eastern United States and Canada as represented by USDA hardy planting zones 3 through 9. The plant has been known to survive temperatures as low as unfavorable 38 degrees Fahrenheit. It matures to a height of three to four feet. Hop Sedge puts out strong growth each Spring and then produces green flowers and seeds throughout the remainder of the growing season.
Hop Sedge thrive in moist soils with a fine to medium texture consisting of loam or combinations of sandy loam or clay loam
Carex Lupulina- Hop Sedge
Hop Sedge works in many soils.
Occasional flooding of growth areas by stagnant water does not harm the plant. Suitable planting areas for Hop Sedge receive full sun or only partial shade. Species will tolerate partially shady edges of a wooded wetland. The plant has the general appearance of an ornamental grass except that stem is three sided. Leaves are long and light green. At the height of one to three feet, the stems divide into a radial pattern of long spiky leaves that could grow to lengths of 2 feet. Large leaves tend to flop over and in arching displays of vegetation. The spiky green flowers emerge from this location. They are similar in appearance to clusters of wheat berries on a stalk but larger and resembling a hops flower. Pollination depends on the wind. As flowers mature, they produce three-angle achenes or seeds. Hop Sedge provides fodder for a variety of insects and butterfly larvae that go on to support a broader ecosystem of predatory insects and birds. Deer browse on the plant sparingly because it is not their preferred food.