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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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Texas Sedge is a tough, drought-resistant plant native to North America
Texas Sedge or Carex texensis is a tough, drought-resistant plant native to North America. It's perfect for use as ground cover in semi-shady spots. The plant grows to about 10 inches tall and flops over itself. When you plant large swathes of Texas Sedge, it creates a beautiful texture and pattern. It's ideal for planting under live oak trees on rocky, bermed areas or accenting an area with textural, grassy, low-care foliage. This beautiful, multipurpose sedge has bunches of fine-textured leaves. In spring, petite spikelets of tiny yellow flowers emerge through the foliage.
A Hardy Plant
Texas sedge doesn't require much watering or mowing. Plus, it can endure light foot traffic. Many people use stepping stones in areas with lots of foot traffic. This plant is excellent for naturalizing and restoring damaged areas. Texas sedge grows wild in savannas and sandy woodlands on the East Coast and throughout the Midwest; It grows well in both dry shades and moist soil. This multipurpose sedge can be used as a lawn alternative and is excellent for green roofs, meadows, and prairie plantings.
It grows moderately fast, works best with slow-release fertilizer, and has no significant pests.
Texas Sedge is a hardy, perennial herb, and sometimes turn brown in harsh winters
Grow Texas Sedge in well-drained soil and keep it evenly moist for best results. Do not overwater. You can protect it with a cold frame covered with clear poly in winter. Its rhizomes will slowly colonize the area in which it's planted. Once established, it can tolerate drought or lots of suns. Some people control its growth by mowing it at a high setting. In some cases, people plant Texas sedge when removing turf and not installing landscape beds. The plant grows in clumps and doesn't create a uniform look, fill in, and spread like traditional lawn grasses tend to do.
A Perennial Herb
A hardy, perennial herb, Texas sedges sometimes turn brown in harsh winters. However, you have to shear them back, and they will be vibrant and green once warm weather returns. People often grow Texas sedges where water conservation is recommended.