Common Cattail - Hardy Bog Plant

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Common Cattail (Typha latifolia)

Cattails make a nice accent plant in any size pond. Large catkins appear in late July or August. A popular choice for wetlands and bog areas. Multiplies quickly by underground rhizomes. US native.

Hardiness Zone: 3-11
Planting Container: We recommend a 2 gallon solid planting container or a medium planting bag.
Light Requirements: full sun to part shade
Height: 6'-7' - Spread: Running Rhizomes
Water Depth: Moist soil or water to 12" deep (Maximum water depth is for mature bog plants) If cutting back for winter, do not cut foliage to below maximum water level 

For planting instructions see our: Planting Instructions for Bog Plants Page.


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  • 5
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    Posted by Michael Quick on Apr 5th 2022

    Very healthy plants and quick delivery.

  • 4

    Posted by Ken on Jul 6th 2016

    Everything was neatly packed in box and was received earlier than expected. Planting instructions were not sent. I found them on line.