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.


Carex tribuloides

How to care for Blunt Broom Sedge


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 Miami, Florida.

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

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 Miami, Florida

Miami, Florida

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Growing Blunt Broom Sedge in Miami right now

Light needs for plant Blunt Broom Sedge in Miami, Florida

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

January 27th, 2023

Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Miami is currently medium 👌.

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

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Light needs for plant Blunt Broom Sedge in Miami, Florida

Sunlight will increase by 16.8% ☀️

January 25th, 2023

Miami is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Miami is expected to increase by 16.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 12.3 megajoules of energy per m2 per d…

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Light needs for plant Blunt Broom Sedge in Miami, Florida

Daylight will increase by 0.5 hours 📈

January 25th, 2023

This month, Miami is getting an average of 7.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 4.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 11.0 total hours of daylig…

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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 Miami, Florida ⛅.

Blunt Broom Sedge does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


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 Miami, Florida

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

January 25th, 2023

The growing potential in Miami 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 repot p…

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Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Blunt Broom Sedge

Blunt Broom Sedge

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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