ROUGH SEED / BOG BULRUSH (Schoenoplectus mucronatus) Seeds 'Bush Tucker Plant'

ROUGH SEED / BOG BULRUSH (Schoenoplectus mucronatus) Seeds 'Bush Tucker Plant'

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A SPECIES OF FLOWERING PLANT IN THE SEDGE FAMILY KNOWN BY THE COMMON NAMES BOG BULRUSH, ROUGH SEED BULRUSH, AND RICEFIELD BULRUSH. 

GROWS IN STATIONARY AND SLOW RUNNING FRESH WATER ALONG CREEKS, RIVERS, DAMS AND LAGOONS.

IT IS A PERENNIAL HERB GROWING FROM A SHORT, HARD RHIZOME. 

IT MAKES A GREAT SPECIMEN PLANT AND HAS A LOT OF ORNAMENTAL APPEAL. 

HEIGHT 1 METRE - WIDTH 500MM TO 600MM 

A CLUMP FORMING MACROPHYTE WITH LIME/GREEN TRIANGULAR FOLIAGE. IT FLOWERS OVER SUMMER WITH A CLUSTER OF SEED HEADS NEAR THE TOP OF THE RUSH. 

GROWS IN FULL SUN TO 70% SHADE. IN SHADE IT TENDS TO GROW TALLER AND MORE OPEN.
GOOD FOOD SOURCE FOR WILDLIFE. CAN BE SUBMERGED IN WATER TO 10CM

BUSH TUCKER:
EDIBLE PARTS: LEAVES;  POLLEN;  ROOT;  SEED;  STEM.
ROOT - RAW OR COOKED. RICH IN STARCH, IT CAN BE DRIED AND GROUND INTO A POWDER OR MADE INTO A SYRUP