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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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Spikerush helps with soil erosion
Spikerush - Eleocharis palustris. An aquatic plant found on the edges of ponds and marshes, in temporary and permanent wetlands, and in coastal swamps. Common spikerush is very widespread. It has vivid green stems that grow in tufts and blooms brown, egg-shaped flowers from May to July. It is native to the wetlands of Europe, North Africa, north and central Asia, and North America. Common spikerush is found in every state in the United States but two. There are many subspecies of this plant that are not so easy to distinguish despite the genus itself being quite easy to recognize.
With a plant that can be planted both indoors and out, it makes the spikerush a versatile and easy growing plant.
Spikerush is Commonly Planted Near Water. It likes very wet conditions, so it is excellent around ponds and streams. It does help with erosion but is a slow grower usually just a few inches each year. Full sun is best and shallow water works best for this grass. These can grow submerged entirely underwater and appear like an underwater plant. These grasses are an excellent source of food for wildlife such as fish, ducks and or reptiles because of the micro and macroinvertebrates that make this grass home.
Spikerush grass can be classified as either a perennial or native grass.
Spikerush have stems that can be seen unbranched, and the sheaths are at the bottom. Each spike has a small, tiny fruit up at the top. A lot of wildlife animals love this plant because they not only eat the top part of the plant but they can eat what's left once it dies too. It also goes by the name of hair grass or spiking grass. In most places, this plant grows in clumps or clusters. The roots run deep but love water. This plant is commonly planted around ponds, lakes, streams, water beds. This grass has small flowers which are easily transplanted when the wind blows because it transplants the seeds to other places. This plant grows underwater and can be grown both indoors and out.