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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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Orchard Grass - Dactylis glomerata
Orchard Grass - Dactylis glomerata is also sometimes called cock's foot or cat's grass. This perennial does best in cold weather climates and is often found in meadows, pastures and along the roadside. It is commonly used as hay for livestock. Orchard Grass naturally grows in Asia, Northern Africa and parts of Europe but it has been introduced to North America, New Zealand and Australia. This is a grass that is comprised of a flat stem base, and it flowers from June to September.
When you see orchard grass, it reminds you or large pasture grazing areas for beautiful animals like deer, horses, and cattle. This grass is perfect for grazing because it can withstand the trampling of large animals. It is also rich in nutrients which make for a healthy animal diet. This durable grass can face as a pasture grass for years.
The Orchard Grass is very permanent.
It multiplies in cold seasons and can withstand shade and droughts. If you are a farmer or have a large lot of land with animals, then it should be on your plot. The long, durable grass is a staple for anyone looking to round out their plot of land with a proven, tried and real grass to feed grazing animals or provide extra shade and privacy where it's needed. The green grass blooms with a light purple top and blooms in early summer.
This grass originated in Europe and would be found in the ancient lands of many of the people who first emigrated to America. This durable grass would have been in the farms that fed the European people centuries ago. This grass began to appear in North America in the late 18th century. The familiarity of this grass will remind you and your family of ancestral lands of hundreds ago. Orchard grass gives a very natural look to any area. It will grow well in various soil conditions. It will also attract birds for the nature lovers. Please contact our TN Nursery staff if you have any questions about this grass.
Orchard Grass will grow to be 1 to 3 feet tall.