Plant Care Leatherleaf Sedge

Leatherleaf Sedge

Taxonomy

Carex comans
Carex
Cyperaceae
Poales

How to care for Leatherleaf Sedge

Water

How often to water your Leatherleaf Sedge

Water needs for Leatherleaf Sedge
0.5 cups
every 9

Leatherleaf 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.

Calculate water needs of Leatherleaf Sedge

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Leatherleaf Sedge in your home

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

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

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

Leatherleaf Sedge does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Leatherleaf Sedge

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

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Care Summary for Leatherleaf Sedge

Leatherleaf Sedge

Leatherleaf 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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