Plant Care Few-Seed Sedge

Few-Seed Sedge

Also known as

fewseed sedge, few-seeded sedge, few-seeded hop sedge and running bog sedge


Carex oligosperma

How to care for Few-Seed Sedge


How often to water your Few-Seed Sedge

Water needs for Few-Seed Sedge
0.5 cups
every 9

Few-Seed 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 Few-Seed Sedge in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Few-Seed Sedge: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Few-Seed Sedge love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Few-Seed Sedge does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Few-Seed Sedge in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Few-Seed Sedge

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Few-Seed Sedge

Few-Seed 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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