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Sagittaria latifolia- Duck Potato

Low wholesale prices on large quantity purchases of 100+ plants
Minimum Purchase:
100 units
$1.89
Ships
Year Round
Bloom Color
White,
Exposure
Full Sun,
Usage
Flowering, Ponds & Water Gardens,
Usage
Flowering, Ponds & Water Gardens,
Height At Maturity
Under 3 Feet
Bloom Season
Summer,
Zone
5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10,
Zone
5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10,
Zone
5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10,
Zone
5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10,
Zone
5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10,
Zone
5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10,
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  • 5
    Sagittaria Latifolia-Duck Potato

    Posted by Edna Ball on 22nd Aug 2019

    looks great around the water garden

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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

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Sagittaria latifolia- Duck Potato, also commonly referred to as Wapato, Indian potato, broadleaf arrowhead, or the duck potato, is a unique perennial plant usually found in shallow marshes, wetlands, and on stream and river banks. One of the most notable attributes of the plant is that it possesses an edible and very healthy tuber portion that was once a familiar food source of early indigenous people that lived in the American continents

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A Detailed Look at Sagittaria latifolia- Duck Potato has a full-size spectrum, with its immediate environment playing a massive role in how the plant develops. Remarkably, the plant can grow up to 66 feet or 20 meters in length. If the conditions are right, colonies of Sagittaria Latifolia can expand across vast swathes of land. It does best in USDA landscape zones 5-10. About the edible tubers produced by the plant, they tend to be quite thin and white or purple. The tubers can grow up to a 3.5 feet or 1 meter long. The plant itself is usually green in color, possessing small white and yellow flowers that bloom in early spring to late summer. The leaves of Sagittaria Latifolia are generally multi-shaped, ranging in width from 1-2 centimeters all the way to several inches across. The leaves can be long and thin or quite broad and wedge-shaped.

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Growing Sagittaria latifolia- Duck Potato can is relatively straightforward. However, you need access to 5-10 inches of standing water with little or no current. When planting Sagittaria Latifolia, the thin tubers need to be spread apart, as it is not recommended that you attempt to grow more than a dozen plants within a square meter growing area. The plant should seed during the end of May. Upon inserting the tubers into the proper growing environment, you should then fertilize them with manure that has been decomposed.

Sagittaria latifolia- Duck Potato

Duck Potato Plant 

The Duck Potato plant, which is also known as a broadleaf arrowhead or Sagittaria latifola, is a wetland plant that produces edible tubers. While duck potatoes are not eaten very commonly in our modern times, despite still being a viable source for nutrients and a healthy alternative to some ingredients, for indigenous people in the Americas they were an excellent source of food. They consist of tuber-growing roots and a mother plant with stems, leaves, and a few flowers. The duck potato has a wide size range and can grow up to two meters long or ten times that size depending on a variety of cycling and changing factors. The leaves are typically always shaped like arrowheads and a steady green with some brown around the edges, but when it comes to the leaf thickness, there is much more variety. Duck potatoes will thrive in wet, dense environments and those who are rich in other species. These tendencies mean that the duck potato is likely to grow along riverbeds, streams, and other bodies of water where other plants also grow. Ducks very rarely consume the tubers of this plant as they typically buried, but it is common for them to eat the seeds and for beavers, porcupines, and other animals to eat the entire plant, tubers and all.