Scirpus validus

SOFTSTEM BULRUSH

$79.50 /lb

TYPE:

Perennial rush

HEIGHT:

3 -8 feet

HABITAT:

Marshes, swamps, ponds, stream edges

WETLAND STATUS:

OBL

SEEDING RATE:

Plant 6-8 lbs per acre with approximately 550,000 seeds per lb

Also known as Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani. It grows at the water’s edge and in shallow bays. It provides important nesting cover and produces an abundance of seed favored by waterfowl and shorebirds.

Planting Instructions: Use general ground prep method (click here).

Best planted in fall since it requires 60 days of cold stratification.