Sparganium emersum  

EUROPEAN BUR-REED

$89.00 /lb

TYPE:  Perennial

 

HEIGHT: 8 - 20 inches

 

HABITAT: Marshes, stream edges, standing water

 

SEEDING RATE: 5-7 lbs per acre with approximately 23,000 seeds per lb

 

STRATIFICATION: Requires 60 days of cold

A perennial native emergent that grows well in seasonally or permanently flooded areas. Ducks love the seed. The entire plant is a favorite of deer, geese and muskrats. Needs cold-warm-cold-warm stratification to sprout. May not sprout until 2nd or 3rd year. Usually seeded in mixes.

Planting Instructions: Use general ground prep method (click here).  Plant 5-7 lbs at 1/4"-1" deep. 

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