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Maiden Cane Grass

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$17.99
Bloom Season
Summer,
Height At Maturity
Under 3 Feet
Zone
5, 6, 7,
Zone
5, 6, 7,
Zone
5, 6, 7,
Ships
Year Round
Exposure
Full Sun,
Usage
Ponds & Water Gardens,

Reviews (1)

  • 4
    Excellent

    Posted by Em on 10th May 2016

    I was a bit worried since it was a 3 day shipment and I have never bought a plant online, but it was received a day early and I'm quite impressed. Very healthy, one of the vines started separating, ready to take off.

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Shipping Information

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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Ships Year Round

Description

Maidencane - Panicum Hemitomon 

Maiden Cane Grass is The Native Southern United States and occurs around the Coastal regions of Texas to New Jersey it is also Occurring in South America. Maidencane is often seen around the Coastal Wetlands; it can only be found in Freshwater. It is usually chosen in Gardens as a base to get started on if the soil is Hard to Grow on. Maidencane Growth may be Restricting if Planted near other Plants as competition begins. Maiden is eaten by almost all Native Wildlife, most Popular with Cattle but does also feed and Attract other Wildlife. Maidencane is often considered as a Weed in some places as it grows in Rural Crop areas and is referred to as a Nuisance when it becomes Dense. The maidencane is the choice for gardeners when the soil is difficult for most plants to grow. It readily grows and requires little care. It is often the choice for waterline near lakes and other moist sites.

Maiden Cane Grass tolerates any soil PH.

Consistently soggy, muddy areas in fields are a perfect fit to grow these plants. It’s popular with cattle and deer, as well as other species of wildlife.Blue Maidencane, as with all the species of Maiden cane, grow in, or near freshwater in the lower southeastern United States. The blue-green variety grows primarily in the areas of Florida and Georgia and is described as a common herbaceous grass. It has long spear-like leaves with thin white hyaline margins. It flowers in the fall. The above ground flowers on up to twelve-inch spikes and the majority are sterile, while the fertile flowers are borne underground on slender branches.

Maiden Cane Grass grow to three to six feet high and spread by horizontal roots/stems (Stolons) forming large patches of plants.

The aquatic versions may reach eight feet in height. In pond and other freshwater spots, the submerged portions provide habitats for micro and macroinvertebrates, which in turn are food for fish and other wildlife species including ducks. Florida’s maidencane was singled out by Brooksville PMC Technical Advisory Committee, as filling one of the critical needs for native revegetation efforts in the state.

 

 

 

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