Plant Care Chestnut Sedge

Chestnut Sedge

Also known as

chestnut woodland sedge and chestnut-coloured sedge

Taxonomy

Carex castanea
Carex
Cyperaceae
Poales

How to care for Chestnut Sedge

Water

How often to water your Chestnut Sedge

Water needs for Chestnut Sedge
0.5 cups
every 9

Chestnut 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
9

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Chestnut Sedge in your home

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

Chestnut Sedge love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Chestnut Sedge does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Chestnut Sedge

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

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Care Summary for Chestnut Sedge

Chestnut Sedge


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

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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