Plant Care Drooping Woodland Sedge

Drooping Woodland Sedge

Also known as

black sedge, compressed sedge and drooping wood sedge


Carex arctata

How to care for Drooping Woodland Sedge


How often to water your Drooping Woodland Sedge

Water needs for Drooping Woodland Sedge
0.5 cups
every 9

Drooping Woodland Sedge needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Drooping Woodland Sedge in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Drooping Woodland Sedge: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Drooping Woodland Sedge love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Drooping Woodland Sedge does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Drooping Woodland Sedge

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Drooping Woodland Sedge: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Drooping Woodland Sedge after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs
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Care Summary for Drooping Woodland Sedge

Drooping Woodland Sedge

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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