Cattail Plant Makes an Impressive, Large Tall Point for a Pond or Water Garden
Typha Latifolia is a wetland plant that is native to North America and other parts of the world. This plant is famous for its familiar but distinctive appearance, with long, narrow leaves that resemble the tail of a cat. The aquatic species is a versatile and attractive addition to any water garden or pond, providing not only aesthetic appeal but also a range of ecological benefits.
Cattail plants grow across most of the United States, in any freshwater in zones 3 through 9 and do best in filtered sunlight. However, it also tolerates a range of light conditions, making it a versatile choice for water gardens and ponds.
The name of the cattail plant comes from its distinctive appearance, with its tall, slender spikes resembling the tail of a cat. The leaves are typically green, but they can also have a brown or yellowish hue, depending on the time of year. In addition to its leaves, the Cattail Plant also produces large, brown spikes that contain its seeds, adding even more visual interest to this attractive plant.
Cattail Plants Are Easy to Grow and Maintain
Cattail is a low-maintenance plant that is resistant to disease and pests, making it an ideal choice for water gardeners of all skill levels. Plant it in the soil at the bottom of your pond or in a container filled with soil or aquatic planting medium. Make sure to plant Typha Latifolia in an area of your water garden or pond that is consistently wet, as this plant requires moist soil to thrive. They require no additional care after planting.
Cattail Supports the Ecological Health of Your Pond
In addition to its aesthetic appeal, Typha Latifolia also has a range of ecological benefits. This plant is an excellent source of food and habitat for a variety of wetland wildlife, including birds, frogs, and other animals. It is also an important plant for helping to control erosion in wetland habitats, making it an important part of the ecosystem.
Order Your Cattail Plants From Wholesale Nursery Today
Cattail plants will dress up your water feature and support a healthy ecosystem. They require no care after planting and are hardy and self-sufficient—please order these classic aquatic plants from Wholesale Nursery today.
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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 is 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 receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.