Typha angustifolia (bull rush)


Bull Rush/ Reed Mace

Typical bullrush but not as invasive as latifolia and with chestnut brown seed heads.


Commonly known as bull-rush or reed mace, has tall leaves and flower stems that are topped with large, rich brown, seed heads.

Top tip: Remove seed heads before they have a chance to disperse.

Flowers: August-September

Height: 90cm-150cm

Propagation: By division in Spring, when top growth is fresh.  Self seeded plantlets are readily produced anywhere in the surrounding ground.

Depth of water over the soil: 10-30cm.

Planting: Plant into 10lt planting crate using heavy garden loam or Westland Aquatic Soil