Plant Care Buxbaum's Sedge

Buxbaum's Sedge

Also known as

club sedge


Carex buxbaumii

How to care for Buxbaum's Sedge


How often to water your Buxbaum's Sedge

Water needs for Buxbaum's Sedge
0.5 cups
every 9

Buxbaum's 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 Buxbaum's Sedge in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Buxbaum's Sedge: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Buxbaum's Sedge love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Buxbaum's Sedge does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Buxbaum's Sedge

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Buxbaum's 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 Buxbaum's Sedge after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Buxbaum's Sedge

Buxbaum's 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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