How to grow Cattails

Cattails growing herbaceous geophyte of the genus Typha also known as bulrush or Typha, Cattails perennial evergreen plant also used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropical, temperate, tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 3+

Leaves color green sword-shaped leaves grow in groups linked together.

Cattails flower

Flower color yellow brown shape of the flower creates cone shape.

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Requirements for Cattails growing and care:

Wet land or next to aquatic area

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Invasive, aggressive

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
When the stems die recommend to cut them, design the plant for controlling the growing speed and structure

Size of the plant:
1-3 m, 3-9 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter, flowerpot or containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?

General information about the flower:
Yellow-brown flower shape of the flower create cone shape

Scientific name:


Blooming Seasons

Flower Colors


Ornamental parts

Plant growing speed

Plant life-form

Plant uses

Planting season

Plants sun exposure

Watering plants

Hardiness zone