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Cattail Seeds (Typha angustifolia, Narrow-leaved Cattail) - Perennial - Zone 3 - 1000+ Seeds

Cattail Seeds (Typha angustifolia, Narrow-leaved Cattail) - Perennial - Zone 3 - 1000+ Seeds

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Cattails are a reedy marsh plant with distinct velvety brown cigar shaped spikes.
Important for wildlife, they provide food and shelter for birds, mammals and fish.
The plants are edible, including the starchy roots, the new shoots and the pollen can be even used as a flour.
Start new plants from seed and they will reproduce vegetatively through rhizomes.
Our seed were collected locally in Southern Manitoba.

Grows up to 10 ft (3m) tall

Quantity: 1000+ Seeds (they're very small with bits of fluff attached)
Stratification: none required
Cold hardiness: Zone 3
Germination: Plant 1/4 deep in pots and provide some bottom heat or keep warm 100F/37C for up to two weeks. Transplant out at 1-2 months.

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