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Giant Reed Grass

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SKU:
19
Minimum Purchase:
50 units
$14.99
Height At Maturity
Under 3 Feet
Ships
Year Round
Exposure
Full Sun,
Bloom Season
Summer,
Usage
Ponds & Water Gardens,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8,

Reviews (1)

  • 4
    The best

    Posted by Tad on 10th May 2016

    The plants arrived in good condition and a thriving.

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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.

Shipping Dates
Ships Year Round

Description

Giant Reed Grass is a great native grass to have around lakes and ponds


The Giant Reed Grass (Arundo donax) is a bamboo-like plant that is native to Europe especially in the Mediterranean region. It is a tall perennial cane and of the reed species. It has other names including Spanish cane, Wild cane, Arundo, Colorado river reed, and Carrizo. Arundo is a rhizomatous permanent, warm-season grass that has a slightly tropical look. This plant has a fast growth rate and is known to live up to a decade.

 Giant Reed will take little care to get it to grow.

It can make an audacious ornament impression in its mature form, with its large sword like bluish- green leaves that have eye-catching white variegation throughout the season. The plant features buoyant pinnacles of tan florets that grow above the leaves during the late summer to mid-fall. Arundo usually grows to 6 meters, and in perfect environments, it can grow up to 20 meters. Its hollow stems are 2 -3 centimeters in diameter. This plant is mainly grown in zones 6-10, in full sunlight. It is adaptable to both moist and dry growing conditions. Propagation is by division. Its flowering period is from September to October and the flowers produced are usually purple.

Giant reed is also well known for its tolerance to flooding making it an excellent plant for controlling soil erosion.

Arundo also requires medium maintenance since it will need regular care and upkeep. It is an excellent choice for landscapers and gardeners as it is the perfect choice for planting in outdoor pots and containers.
Giant Reed Grass is often used along Borders. This grass will grow and will look a lot and resemble bamboo when growing. This plant looks similar to bamboo. The GIant reeds get its name because of their large stalks. Each stalk looks similar to bamboo and can be used for many purposes other than being planted. As the plant grows, the stem can be cut down and cut in half and applied to moves water, tied up as a boat or used in other ways. This plant can be used to help in soil erosion. Giant Reed is a perennial grass and will come back every year. Giant Reed will grow to be its full growth every year. It will grow well in moist and dry soil conditions. Giant Reed will take little care to get it to grow. Giant Reed will become established on a lawn or landscape very quickly.

 

 

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Giant Reed Grass

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