Plant Care Upright sedge

Upright sedge

Also known as

Tussock sedge

Taxonomy

Carex stricta
Carex
Cyperaceae
Poales

How to care for Upright sedge

Water

How often to water your Upright sedge

Water needs for Upright sedge
0.5 cups
every 9

Upright 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

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Upright sedge in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Upright sedge: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Upright sedge may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Upright sedge

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

Care Summary for Upright sedge

Upright sedge


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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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