Acorus calamus

[SWEET FLAG (bareroot)]

1+ $4.00
2+ $3.00
7+ $2.00
50+ $1.75

Category: Dormant/Bareroot Plant
Longevity: HP (in USDA Zones 4 to 11)
Lighting Conditions: PS-FS
Average Height: 5 feet
Uses: A C D L M N O

Tall, grass-like leaves similar to cattails but yellow-green, and very aromatic. The root can be eaten either candied or raw to soothe indigestion, headaches and flatulence. Leaves are used in Native American purification rituals. The root is chewed for energy during arduous tasks and is used as a mordant with bloodroot for dyeing. Native of wetlands, swampy ground. This will grow in running streams as well as raised beds. Single bareroot: $4.00; 2-6: $3.00 each; 7-49: $2.00 each; 50+: $1.75 each

This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 17 May, 2008.
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