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Tussoc Sedge

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$14.99
Height At Maturity
Under 3 Feet
Ships
Year Round
Exposure
Full Sun,
Bloom Season
Summer,
Zone
5, 6, 7, 8,
Zone
5, 6, 7, 8,
Zone
5, 6, 7, 8,
Zone
5, 6, 7, 8,
Usage
Ponds & Water Gardens, Deer Resistant,
Usage
Ponds & Water Gardens, Deer Resistant,

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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.

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Ships Year Round

Description

Tussock Sedge will make a great addition to any landscape

The Tussoc Sedge has unique triangular long stems and likes to grow in clusters. It blooms from May to June typically and produces brownish red flowers. Wild turkeys mainly want the seeds that this sedge produces so don't be surprised if you get a few feathery visitors. It has also been known to attract Cardinals, Junco, squirrels, and Mallards.

The Tussock Sedge does exceptionally well if planted by a pond or lake and it is quite hardy. It can survive drought-like conditions.

The Tussock Sedge makes a lovely addition to any landscape project or garden setting. Almost all sedge can be hard to tell apart due to they all have green triangular stems that can belong. Tussock sedge can usually be found just above or right at the water edge. As the plant sheds, it leaves it to tend to build up into a hill. Flowers are brownish red and blooms usually in May and June. The Mallard and wild Turkey like to feed on the seeds. Mostly enjoyed by the wood duck, cardinal, Junco and squirrels the seeds feed a lot of wildlife. If the water gets too deep for the sedge, it will die, and that makes way for other plants. Ferns can grow in the witness directly.

The Tussoc Sedge is a type of grass.

It has a green color added to it with some tan mixed in. It does it's best in full to partial sun. They are adaptable and love covering forest floors. If you have a lake, pond or stream the Tussock Sedge will make a great addition. Tussock Sedge is classified as a native grass or a wetland plant. This plant is relatively small compared to other native grasses. This native sedge prefers moist to dry conditions and is known for being able to tolerate even hardy droughts. The root system is relatively shallow. The stems and leaves have small hair-like fibers on them. Growing in moist, rocky, sandy, soils are best.

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