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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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Pokeweed Plants - Phytolacca Decandra.
Pokeweed Plants is a lush green plant that has whitish pink stems, round almond-shaped leaves that are brightly colored. Starting out in spring, the leaf colors darken throughout the summer. First, the plant produces tiny white flower clusters. Then, after that, the flowers become dark purple berries. Pokeweed is a wild growing plant and can be found thriving in many places throughout nature. Lately, it has become increasingly popular to use this plant for landscaping, due to the lovely way the berries hang delicately from the thin branches and the tenacity with which the pokeweed grows. They can live in most types of soil, quite a wide range of zones.
Pokeweed Plants can vary in color.
The stem color can vary from green to purple, but the best feature of the pokeweed are its white flowers which will turn into dark purple berries. These berries are sure to attract some of the best songbirds like the mockingbird. This is the perfect plant if you are an avid bird watcher and lover. Though pokeweed has toxins, some, with proper handling and care, have used this for recipes and medicinal properties. Regardless of their purpose, these berries will draw in beautiful birds for your family to enjoy watching.
The Pokeweed plants can live for over two years.
Even before it was noticed for its pleasing aesthetics, Pokeweed was used for it's healing properties. Horticulturists use it aids the lymphatic system and help stimulate healing in areas like swollen glands. It is also believed to support the immune system and to ward off virus', swelling, or any inflammation. The berries of the pokeweed are what hold its seeds, so it is easy to reseed whenever you need to, a low maintenance plant. Along with the benefit of songbirds, this is a must-have for any garden.