Plant Care Blunt Broom Sedge

Blunt Broom Sedge

About Blunt Broom Sedge

Blunt Broom Sedge is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Blunt Broom Sedge likes soil that is good at retaining moisture. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

Carex tribuloides
Carex
Cyperaceae
Poales

How to care for Blunt Broom Sedge

Water

How often to water your Blunt Broom Sedge

Water needs for Blunt Broom Sedge
0.5 cups
every 9

Blunt Broom Sedge needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Fort Collins, Colorado.

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?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Blunt Broom Sedge in Fort Collins, Colorado

Fort Collins, Colorado

35% Very Low

Growing Blunt Broom Sedge in Fort Collins right now

Light needs for plant Blunt Broom Sedge in Fort Collins, Colorado

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 26th, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Fort Collins is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in dete…

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Light needs for plant Blunt Broom Sedge in Fort Collins, Colorado

Sunlight will increase by 36.8% ☀️

January 28th, 2023

Fort Collins is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Fort Collins is expected to increase by 36.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.4 megajoules of energ…

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Light needs for plant Blunt Broom Sedge in Fort Collins, Colorado

Daylight will increase by 1.0 hours 📈

January 26th, 2023

This month, Fort Collins is getting an average of 8.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 10.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.2 total hours o…

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Finding light for Blunt Broom Sedge in your home

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

Blunt Broom Sedge love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Fort Collins, Colorado ⛅.

Blunt Broom Sedge does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Blunt Broom Sedge

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

When to repot Blunt Broom Sedge

Nutrient needs for plant Blunt Broom Sedge in Fort Collins, Colorado

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

January 25th, 2023

The growing potential in Fort Collins is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to …

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Care Summary for Blunt Broom Sedge

Blunt Broom Sedge


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Fort Collins, Colorado, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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