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Typha Angustifolia- Narrow Leaf Cattail

Low wholesale prices on large quantity purchases of 100+ plants
Minimum Purchase:
100 units
$5.99
Bloom Season
Fall, Summer,
Bloom Season
Fall, Summer,
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 10 Feet
Ships
Year Round
Exposure
Full Sun, Sun & Shade,
Exposure
Full Sun, Sun & Shade,
Usage
Ponds & Water Gardens,
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  • 5
    Typha Angustifolia-narrow leaf cattail

    Posted by Rebecca Bice on 22nd Aug 2019

    these are excellent addition to my pond

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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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Description

Typha Angustifolia- Narrow Leaf Cattail For Sale Affordable Grower Direct Prices Tennessee Wholesale Nursery

Typha Angustifolia- Narrow Leaf Cattail is a perennial plant of the classification genus Typha. This herbaceous species is also sometimes referred to as the lesser bulrush. Found in the wetlands of the northern hemisphere, and in brackish saltwater swamps and marshes. Appearance This type of cattail is a species that thrives in wetland habitats. The leaves of this plant are flat, green, and narrow, ranging between 1/4 and 1/2 inch wide. This plant is around 3 to 6 feet tall when fully mature. Each vegetative shoot has between 12 and 16 leaves growing vertically from the center.

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The strong rhizomatous roots are around 3/4 to 1 1/2 inches in diameter and extend deep beneath the wet, marshy soil. Growth and Habitat This plant requires plenty of moisture and grows in water. It does well in colder northern climates primarily. It may also be found in the brackish water of deeper saltwater marshes in northern climates. Distinguishing from Other Species, The Typha angustifolia can be separated from the very similar Typha latifolia by its narrow leaves and the location of the flowering heads. The heads of the Typha latifolia have staminate flowers on the top above and pistillate flowers located below.

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Similar species include the Typha Latifolia (common broadleaf cattail) and cross-species Typha X Glauca. Most other species are found in shallower waters. Additional Information, Many parts of this cattail, are edible. The dormant sprouts on the roots and bases of the leaves, the inner core of the stalks, and the starchy roots among them. The yellow pollen and green bloom spikes are also edible at different times of the year. In Vietnamese cuisine, the edible stalks refer to as bồn bồn.

 

Narrow Leaf Cattail 

The narrow-leaf cattail is a perennial herbaceous plant that most commonly found in the northern hemisphere. Its name derived for its very narrow, flat leaves. At maturity, this variety of cattail ranges from three to six feet tall. On average, 12 to 16 leaves extend from each shoot. The leaves originate from the base of the plant and are green, relatively stiff, and extend upward with a slight spread. Each leaf-wrapped at its base in a sheath. The plant's stalk topped with distinctive brown, fluffy, elongated flowering heads. Each stalk terminates with a spike of staminate and pistillate flowers with each staminate flower bearing a single grain of pollen. Several parts of narrow-leaf cattail plants are edible, including the dormant sprouts on the roots and the bases of leaves along with the inner core of the stalk, green bloom spikes, pollen, and starchy roots. 

 

 Cattails typically found in shallow water environments or damp, nutrient-rich soil. They often grow along highways, at the edge of calm waters, in shallow ponds and artificial ditches, and freshwater marshes and constantly damp soil. In marsh settings, cattails are an important source of food for the resident animals.