Specializing in Wetland Restoration
Alisma subcordatum $17.50 per/lb
AMERICAN WATER PLANTAIN
HEIGHTH: 3 feet
HABITAT: Shallow and deep marshes
SEEDING RATE: 15 lbs/acre with approximately
400,000 seeds per lb
STRATIFICATION: Requires 60 days of cold
A native emergent that is often used in wetland restorations. Waterfowl readily feed on the seeds and plants. Best planted in fall and prefers full sun.
Use general ground prep method (click here). Plant in spring or fall. Drill 15 lbs per acre one half inch deep or spin spread 15 to 20 lbs per acre. If spin spread, lightly harrow to cover seed. Either way, roll if possible. This crop can be flooded as it grows or if fall planted, flooded for the winter to sprout in the spring as water recedes.
Companion crops: American sloughgrass, water foxtail, mannagrass