Plant Care Alabama Swamp Flatsedge

Alabama Swamp Flatsedge

Also known as

swamp flat sedge

Taxonomy

Cyperus ligularis
Cyperus
Cyperaceae
Poales

How to care for Alabama Swamp Flatsedge

Water

How often to water your Alabama Swamp Flatsedge

Water needs for Alabama Swamp Flatsedge
0.5 cups
every 9

Alabama Swamp Flatsedge needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Phoenix, Arizona.

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 Alabama Swamp Flatsedge in Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix, Arizona

57% Medium

Growing Alabama Swamp Flatsedge in Phoenix right now

Light needs for plant Alabama Swamp Flatsedge in Phoenix, Arizona

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 4th, 2022

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

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

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Light needs for plant Alabama Swamp Flatsedge in Phoenix, Arizona

Sunlight will decrease by 20.3% ☀️

December 4th, 2022

Phoenix is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Phoenix is expected to decrease by 20.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.0 megajoules of energy per m2 per…

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Light needs for plant Alabama Swamp Flatsedge in Phoenix, Arizona

Daylight will decrease by 0.8 hours 📉

December 4th, 2022

This month, Phoenix is getting an average of 10.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 7.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.8 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Alabama Swamp Flatsedge in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Alabama Swamp Flatsedge: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Alabama Swamp Flatsedge 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..️

Phoenix, Arizona currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Alabama Swamp Flatsedge

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Alabama Swamp Flatsedge: 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 Alabama Swamp Flatsedge after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Alabama Swamp Flatsedge

Nutrient needs for plant Alabama Swamp Flatsedge in Phoenix, Arizona

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

December 2nd, 2022

The growing potential in Phoenix is medium 👌.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot any…

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Care Summary for Alabama Swamp Flatsedge

Alabama Swamp Flatsedge


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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