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The Three Square Sedge is well known for its multiple uses, including weaving baskets and hats.
Schoenoplectus pungens are species of flowering plant belonging to the sedge family of Cyperaceae. Three Square Sedge and Three square bulrushes are the shared names of this plant.
These plants originated from South and North America and were widely spread worldwide. It usually appears in ditches, streams, marshy areas, floods, and along the pool margins and lakes. It is a herbaceous plant with a height of 1.5 – 4 feet at maturity. It is V-shaped towards its base and flattened at the tip.
These plants have dense roots and rhizomes that help in forming new plants. It consists of 3 angled, stout, erect stem, which is glamorous and light to medium green or bluish-green.
The shape of the stem is flat or slightly concave at the sides, and the three angles are either winged or wingless.
The white spongy substance inside the culm (stem) holds the leaves erectly. The leaf blade (photosynthetic part) originates near the base of the stem. The color of the leaves is light to dark green. The leaves are V-shaped towards the base and flat at the tip.
The flowers consist of sessile clusters and have small heads of several small spikelets that vary in colors. They bloom in many pretty colors like bright orange, red, purple, or translucent. These beautiful flowers attract hummingbirds and bees for pollination, but they also reproduce using spores. This beautiful sedge plant blooms from the Spring to the Fall, and its harvesting month is August.
They are progressive in every soil type, from moist to wet and clay to loamy soils. It can also grow in shallower soils in alkaline or saline conditions.
The dense root system of the plant helps in degraded areas to control the erosion and drought behavior of soils. It usually grows in stagnant water and wetlands. The growth rate of the three square bulrushes is high, and it spreads in a square habit.
The plant does not need proper watering and care when established. It is also salty water and water induction tolerant. The plant covers total sun exposure as it prefers full to partial sun.
This plant grows better in the hardiness zone of 3 – 9. This beautiful plant is best for your landscape, as they are the most dominant sedges of all plants. You can place these along the boundary with several stones for ornamental purposes.
The stems of these plants hold an excellent worth for weaving baskets. At the same time, the pithy and cylindrical stalks serve as a roofing material. It is used as food in several places, and the oil extracted from them is also pretty effective for hair.
Posted by Natalie Holligsworth on Aug 27, 2019
The shipping was fast and the packaging was great.
Posted by Gail Sounders on Aug 22, 2019
wonderful addition to our watergarden
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.
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.
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.