Asclepias tuberosa, PA Ecotype (Butterfly Milkweed, PA Ecotype) bloom
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Asclepias tuberosa, PA Ecotype
Butterfly Milkweed, PA Ecotype

Provides essential food for monarch butterfly caterpillars.

General Product Information:

Item Number: ASCTUB01
Species Type: Native
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: Multi-stemmed; spreads from underground tubers.
Habitat: Dry woods, abandoned fields, roadsides, shale barrens; grows best in well-drained soils.
Bloom Period: June to August
Flower Color: Orange
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 2.9 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 16 in
pH: 4.8 – 6.8
Pollinator Value: Very High

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

Northcentral & Northeast: NI
Midwest: NI
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: NI
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: NI

Tolerances:

Shade: Full Sun
Drought: High
Salt: No

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 70,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 1.0% and not more than 3.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fluffy

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Price: $308.00/lb




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