Alkali Bulrush

Bolboschoenus maritimus

$24.75 /lb

TYPE:

Native Perennial rush

HEIGHT:

1 - 3 feet

HABITAT:

Marshes, ponds, backwater areas

DAYS TO MATURITY:

SEEDING RATE:

Plant 6-8 lbs per acre with approximately 170,000 seeds per lb.

This native perennial can tolerate periods of drought and total inundation. It forms large dense stands in alkaline or saline sites, handling a pH of up to 9.0 but can also grow in fresh water sites. Waterfowl eat the seed and use the stems for nesting cover. It spreads by seed and rhizomes forming a matrix for many beneficial bacteria, making this plant an excellent choice for wastewater treatment.

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

Drill 6-8 lbs per acre.