Plant Care Bearded Flat Sedge

Bearded Flat Sedge

Also known as

bearded flatsedge, awned flatsedge, awned cyperus, awned nutsedge, squarrose flatsedge and squarrose umbrella sedge

Taxonomy

Cyperus squarrosus
Cyperus
Cyperaceae
Poales

How to care for Bearded Flat Sedge

Water

How often to water your Bearded Flat Sedge

Water needs for Bearded Flat Sedge
0.5 cups
every 9

Bearded Flat Sedge needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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Water 0.5 cups every
9

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Bearded Flat Sedge in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bearded Flat Sedge: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Bearded Flat 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 Bearded Flat Sedge

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

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Care Summary for Bearded Flat Sedge

Bearded Flat 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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