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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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Water-leaf Plants- Talinum Fruticosum
Water Leaf plants have special markings sometimes on the leaves that look a lot like drops of water. Water Leaf produce lovely small pinkish-purple flowers and is a great wildflower plant. They look great in natural areas and can grow to become up to two feet tall. These plants flower in May and June. They prefer half-shaded areas. They thrive when planted in moist soils that are well drained. These plants are fast growers and supply beautiful green color.
Also known as the Virginia Water-leaf or the Florida spinach, it's biological name is tallinum fruticose.
Water Leaf plants have a larger size and become speckled with aqua leaves. This plant does have the ability to spread. In the mid-spring, some types of this plant form large colonies in the woods. In the middle of the spring, it spreads by seeds. It is often used as a piece of beauty for gardens.
Water Leaf is a tender perennial or herb.
It is widely grown in tropical regions as a leaf vegetable. It is rich in Vitamins; it contains both A and B. Also, it includes minerals like calcium and iron. However, it is high in Oxalic Acid. The leaves also taste good in okra soup.
Water Leaf plants are used to treat both diabetes and the measles.
This plant also can be used as medicine. Also, a medical substance is created from the fleshy root of the water-leaf.