The shipping was fast and the packaging was great.
Great friendly service. Nicely packaged and quick shipping. and all my grasses where great
this looks great planted with wildflowers
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We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.
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Square Stem Bulrush is an Easily Cultivated Colonizer
Square Stem Bulrush – Scirpus Pungens grows in colonies and reaches an average height of 4 feet at maturity. It survives best in full sun exposure. Square Stem Bulrush is green and blooms from June through September. The triangular stem has sharp edges and small buds on the stem that covers in yellow or brown colored scales. These grass-like blades grow up to eight inches long with a deep crease in the center. There are three varieties of Bulrush in the Northern Americas. As they mature they turn from a dull gray color to black. Square Stem Bulrush thrives best in USDA zones 2-9.
Square Stem Bulrush Thrives best in Wet Soil that is Clay, Loam, Peat or Sand.
Square Stem Bulrush can survive in a few feet of standing fresh water and is an excellent choice for planting in naturally occurring wetlands. It is typically found along a lake, river shores, and marshes. The Square Stem Bulrush can be used to help prevent soil erosion. It thrives best when planted in wet soil that is clay, loam, peat or sand. It grows naturally in most wetland areas of the United States.
Square Stem Bulrush can be easily cultivated by transporting rhizomes and seeds onto moist soils that occasionally dry during the winter or in shallow wetlands. The Square Stem Bulrush can be invasive invaders of ponds and is hard to control once it takes root. So careful placement during cultivation is recommended.
Various birds and ducks often eat the seeds of the Square Stem Bulrush. Muskrats, wild geese, and nutria all like to munch on the rhizomes and early shoots of the plant. It also makes excellent cover for wetland inhabitants.
Companion Plant Recommendations: Suggestions for pairing with the Square Stem Bulrush. Carex comosa, Carex vulpinoidea, Iris versicolor, Mimulus Ringens, Verbena Hastata or Juncus Effusus.