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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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Big Bluestem Grass is the only type of grass that does not have a hollow stem. Instead, it is flat. This blueish colored grass can grow to be 6 feet tall by October and does best in hardy zones 4-9. It looks lovely as a border grass or in flower gardens in dry, sand, and clay soil.
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It's also very adaptable to the full or partial sun. End of fall the blue color turns almost red then goes dormant until the following spring. When it goes dormant, you can collect the seeds from the bronze colored 3 part seed head and store them in a dark room for up to 7 months. Be sure to put them in a paper sack and let them dry completely before storing. Midwinter you can start the seeds indoors then transfer in spring. You can also plant the seeds about a half inch deep in the soil after the risk of frost. It can take up to four weeks before sprouting.
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Big Bluestem grass will work well around lakes and ponds. The Big Bluestem is drought and deer tolerant. It is also tolerant of black walnut, dry soil, and erosion; as well as tolerates air pollution. Big Bluestem has purple-red blooms. Its flowering time is from September to February. Big Bluestem is also called turkey feet. The name comes from the shape of the seed heads. This grass will grow so high that it will keep the other grass from becoming around it from getting any sun. Big Bluestem does well in most well-drained soil. Seed heads on this plant will be bronze, purple or green and will grow about 3 inches long. Big Bluestem grows beautiful in natural areas and around bodies of water.