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3 gallon Potted
(28 units - SR) Available Now - Details -
List Price $85.00 In Stock
Hardiness Zone: 4-8 · Mature Height: 4-8 Feet · Mature Spread: 4-8 Feet
Buy Big Bluestem Grass online. A clump forming selection with large blue-green foliage rising 4-8 feet tall. A drought tolerant plant, it thrives in sunny, dry locations. Seed heads emerge in summer, resembling a turkey's foot. Maroon fall color. Attracts birds and butterflies.
Family: Poaceae · Common Name: Bluestem Grass
Grasses cannot be shipped into Idaho, Oregon, and Utah.
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- A pre-applied, pre-measured amount of time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for up to one year.
- Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
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BIG BLUESTEM Plant Characteristics
|•||Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance|
|•||Powdery Mildew - High Resistance|
|•||Root Rot - Moderate Resistance|
Leaf Color Fall*
Leaf Color Winter*
Preferred Planting Season*
Preferred Soil Conditions*
|•||Adapts Well to Most Soil Types|
|•||Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)|
|•||Tolerates High pH (Alkaline Soils)|
|•||Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)|
|•||Cuttings or Divisions|
Season of Interest*
|•||Late Spring/Early Summer|
|•||Late Summer/Early Autumn|
|•||Prefers Full Sun in Northern States|
|•||Prefers Full Sun in Southern States|
|•||Under Power Lines|
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BIG BLUESTEM Homeowner Growing & Maintenance Tips
Grasses are easy to grow and adapt to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer.
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