Blue Joint Grass

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    Blue Joint Grass

    Posted by Stacy Hampton on Aug 29, 2019

    This is a wonderful addition to our lake.

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We dig plants when your order is received, and ship immediately via US Priority Mail. You will receive a tracking number via email when plants are shipped. All plants are packed to be safe in their packages for up to 3 days after receipt.

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 provides 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 receipt unless weather prohibits. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water daily for the first week after planting.

Description

Blue Joint Grass is the PERFECT Pond or Lakeside Grass

The blue joint grass is a species of the Poaceae family with several distinct common names, including blue joint, marsh reedgrass, Canadian reedgrass, meadow pinegrass, and marsh pinegrass, just a few. Blue joint grass has extensive distribution in Canada and the United States, with it being found in all 48 of the lower states and even Alaska in some form or another. The blue joint grass is a perennial species that is not sought after by most wildlife due to its lack of cover for protection and food source.

Blue Joint Grass can live in such distinct biomes as the tundra, the boreal forest, deciduous and temperate forests, tropical rainforests, and the list goes on.

 

It blooms in the late Spring months, sometimes early in the Summer, depending on the exact location, and produces attractive green-pink seeds occasionally used for various ornamental purposes. The plants can grow upwards of four feet in height and require partial but preferably complete sun exposure. The primary USDA zones listed for blue joint grass growth are zones 3-6 but typically found in a much broader range and distribution than that. This grass species does not grow in too dense a formation, with two to three feet of spacing between distinct, individual clumps of grass. The soil requirement for blue joint grass is moist, so an area with at least moderate rainfall would supply the most optimal growth conditions, along with total sunlight exposure.

 

Blue Joint Grass grows Exponentially in Areas that have been Exposed to Recent Oil Spills, making it a Hardy Plant that is Capable of Stabilizing the Soil Content in Wet Soils

 

One of its most common uses is that as a palatable food source for grazing livestock in an agricultural setting. This plant also has rhizomes that produce flowers of a purplish color. The plant also stands up well during the harsh winter. This plant grows best in wetland areas where the soil is wet or somewhat moist.

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