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We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.
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.
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.
Panic grass is a sub-tropical plant that grows widely in South America, Australia, Japan, and India. It has got a variety of names like Megathyrsus Maximus. Panic grasses, switchgrass, and thatch grass.
This type of grass is a dominant species of tallgrass prairie. Many associates the origin of this perennial grass with North Carolina. Plenty of it grows in North America, even where nobody cares for it. Woodlands, stream banks, and moist roadsides are some areas you can find this grass that also grow well in a warm climate.
This grass will grow to reach 3-4 feet to form a dense columnar foliage clump. It can reach up to 7 feet with flower plumes. The grass spreads slowly by creeping rhizomes to remain attractive all year round. The lush and palatable nature of the grass makes it a favorite feeding plant for cattle and sheep.
Subtropical grasses attract much interest from the people in southern WA. They demonstrate excellent growth potential and high production during favorable conditions. Persistence during an extended dry period increases their attractiveness. Panic grass responds quickly to rain after a dry spell. It also demonstrates excellent persistence on sandy soils, including deep pale sands.
Moist clay or sandy soils are conducive for planting the grass. Partial shade is also suitable when you do not feel that it must grow tightly. A bluish cast topped by pink-tinged branched flower panicles with a fine texture hovers over the grass foliage during summer. Flowers go to seed in winter, and they become a source of food for birds when left on the plant. The leaves turn to attractive shades of yellow-orange during fall and fade to light brown to persist through winter. Late winter or even early spring is the best time for pruning.
Megathyrsus Maximus is a versatile plant that grows and resists many conditions, including drought, air pollution, and erosion.