Helpful Gardening Tips
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How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.
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Hard Stem Bulrush is well known for its character of growing on shores and ponds, brackish marshes, and freshwater
Growth and uses of Hard Stem Bulrush
It's a perennial plant that often grows very fast. It can grow up to 2m. the seeds of Hard Stem Bulrush usually ripen between July and August. The method of pollination that takes place with this plant is wind pollution.
Just like any other plant, Hard Stem Bulrush has its usefulness to humans as well as the habitat. One of its uses is for medicinal purposes. However, before deciding to use any plant for therapeutic purposes, it is crucial to seek professional advice.
The stem's pith of this plant can stop a wound from bleeding, while the roots are known to prevent thirst when chewed.
In addition to the medicinal uses of the plant, it has other benefits as well. The stem's fiber helps make paper. However, the fresh stems are customarily harvested during summer, while dried stems are harvested any time during the year.
When using it for making paper, the stems are cut into small manageable pieces, soaked for at least 24hrs then cooked with lye for one hour and a half. Then they are blended and used to make brown/beige paper.
Hard stem bulrush is known for their stems and leaves, help make mats, hats and mattresses, and many more
It has a durability character that takes up to a year to decay in the wild, with the stems used to make baskets. The outer stem's surface is split and twisted to make warps and cords.
Hard Stem Bulrush is an important species to the habitat as it also provides cover to numerous mammals and birds. It is a staple food for small mammals and Muskrats. It regrows very well even after removal and is tolerant to fire.
Before planting Hard Stem Bulrush, it is essential to determine if the plant is compatible with your region. However, it generally does well outdoors and in wetlands; you can find it along lakes where the water goes as deep as 5 feet.
Hard stem bulrush is for sale online at Tn Nursery