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Schoenoplectus acutus

Hard Stem Bulrush

Schonoplectus acutus, Hard stem bulrush, is a rhizomatous species that forms dense colonies that provide wonderful cover for waterfowl and spawning fish.  Schoenoplectus acutus will grow from 0-1’ of water and is used to stabilize pond edges. With its height reaching 5’ it also provides a natural barrier for keeping Canadian geese out of a pond. Hard stem bulrush grows best in full sun and blooms in mid summer.

  • »  Rhizomatous
  • »  Wildlife habitat
  • »  Erosion control

Additional Information
Height 36-48 Inches
Hardiness Zone 3-9
Color Reddish Brown
Detailed Description for Schoenoplectus

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