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Elocharis Acicularis- Least Spikerush

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$2.66
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,
Height At Maturity
Under 3 Feet
Ships
Year Round
Exposure
Full Sun, Sun & Shade,
Exposure
Full Sun, Sun & Shade,
Usage
Deer Resistant, Ponds & Water Gardens,
Usage
Deer Resistant, Ponds & Water Gardens,
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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 Acicularis- Least Spikerush For Sale Affordable Grower Direct Prices Tennessee Wholesale Nursery

Eleocharis Acicularis- Least Spikerush stands only 12 inches high at maturity. The plant also goes by the names Needle Spikerush and Dwarf Hairgrass. This perennial grows throughout the contiguous 48 states as well as every province in Canada in USDA Zone 3 through 11. Least Spikerush is typically found anywhere with wet conditions, such as slough, ditches, fields, marshes, and swamps. It prefers full sun and soil made of silt, sand or mud. As one of the most common members of the Spikerush family, it can readily adapt to fluctuations in the amount of water, although it like non-alkaline water. Most of its growth occurs during the height of summer.

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Has two bladeless leaves with an upper sheath that is thin and papery. Its stems are extraordinarily slender and generally round with up to 12 vertical ridges. At the base of this single culm is a truncate sheath that is usually tan to light brown. The submerged portions of this plan often appear as steams with thread-like white rhizomes. Least Spikerush has a terrestrial as well as an aquatic form, which varies slightly from one another.

White blooms occur at the top of the plant, which ends in a spikelet. Flowering happens from mid-summer through fall, with a colony of these plants experiencing a flowering period that lasts about two weeks. The wind cross-pollinates flowers, which are arranged in a spikelet of four to 25 florets spirally arranged. Individual flowers produce a single achene that drops off independently. These are up to 1.1 millimeters in length and may be light brown, yellowish or grayish white. The achene may be surrounded by two to four barbed bristles ranging in color from white to pale brown.

 

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Least Spikerush 

Commonly known as the Least Spikerush, Needle Spike-Sedge, or Dwarf Hairgrass plant, the  Eleocharis acicular plant is a perennial sedge plant belonging to the  Cyperaceae family. The Least Spikerush sedge plant inhabits a wide variety of wetland habitats, including marshlands, flooded fields, swampland, lakes, and ponds. 

 

 This plant grows on four main continents, with current populations in Asia, South America, Europe, and the United States and Canada. Although the Least Spikerush prefers mostly wetland environments, the plant also grows on land. The peak season for fruiting and flowering occurs in the late summer months starting in July and lasts into early October. With heights ranging between 1 inch and 1 foot tall, this plant attains a wide variety of sizes. 

 

 Flowers of the Least Spikerush are an elliptical shape with flat tips and range in length from 2 millimeters to a ½ inch long. Florets on the flowers arranged in a spiral staircase type of shape, and each floret features a trio of stamens. Leaves of the Least Spikerush do not have blades, and the top part of the leaves have a paper-like texture. These stems have V-necked sheaths and the diameter of each stem ranges between ¼ millimeter and ½ millimeter 

 

 

 The Least Spikerush is commonly used as both an ornamental and functional sedge in aquariums and aquatic gardens.