Jack In The Pulpit

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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.

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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.

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Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We guarantee your plants to be in excellent condition and arrive alive. If you have any problems with your order, please contact us via email (do not call us, email us with pictures) and state the problem and photos of the problem along with your order # to customerservice@tennesseewholesalenursery.com within 24 hours of order receival. No exceptions to this warranty so please, if you have any problems, we must receive an email within 24 hours of delivery.

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Jack in the Pulpit is an Herbaceous Perennial

Jack in the Pulpit is a herbaceous perennial plant also known by several other names: bog onion, brown dragon, Indian turnip, wild turnip, and American wake robin. From a corm, a long stem is produced. A top of that stem is three leaves grouped. The leaves are anywhere from 3 to 6 inches long by 1 to 3 inches wide. They surround a hooded cup or spathe a stalk or bulb. The bulb can be green, pink, white, or red. This forms the Jack in the Pulpit plant's appearance.
Jack in the Pulpit is poisonous if eaten because it contains oxalic acid. The roots at eaten. If raw, they cause blisters and pain. The roots can be eaten if peeled, cut up into small chunks and roasted at least an hour first. It is native to the lower 48 states and some parts of Canada. It grows in the hardiness zones 2 through 7. In the spring harvest seeds from the ripe berries and plant them. If using division to propagate, the corm of the Jack in the Pulpit can be planted at least six inches underground. Plant in the organically fertile soil. Use plenty of organic mulch such as bark, cocoa bean shells and or pine needles and replace each spring. It prefers shady spots in moist slightly acid soil and annual fertilizing with compost. The first year only one of the three leaves may appear. It could take up to three years for it to flower.

 

Buy Jack in the Pulpit Flourishes in Shade, Rain and Bog Gardens

 

It can also flourish quite handsomely in shade, rain or bog gardens. It can become quite successfully in containers. Sitting in a backyard, they could regularly attract birds. Little maintenance is required. The Jack in the Pulpit will grow from 6 inches to 3 feet in height and up to 6 to 12 inches in width.

 

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