Bear Grass (Xerophyllum tenax) seeds
$3.95 – $214.00
New crop 2020 now in stock. Freshness matters with bear grass and not every year is bountiful. Now is a good time to plant!
Family: Lily (Liliaceae)
Hardy to Zones 4 to 8
Perennial native to Western US, where it grows from just above sea level to alpine. Resembles a bunchgrass, flowering creamy white up to 5 feet tall. Native basket and hat making material, both decorative and watertight. Traditional usage (Native American): poultice to wounds. Plant prefers rocky, fast-draining soil, part shade to full sun, in open, coniferous forest habitat. Fresh seed requirement–sow soon after receipt, we distribute only seed from the recent harvest. Sow in fall or early spring. Requires 12 to 16 weeks cold stratification. Grow out in a gallon pot for a year before transplanting.
Packet contains 50 seeds
1 g contains ~500 seeds
5 g contains ~2,500 seeds
10 g contains ~5,000 seeds
100 g contains ~50,000 seeds
Open Pollinated, Untreated, NO GMO’s