Plant Care giant umbrella-sedge

giant umbrella-sedge

Also known as

giant umbrella-sedge, coastal cutty grass, toetoe upoko-tangata and toetoe

Taxonomy

Cyperus ustulatus
Cyperus
Cyperaceae
Poales

How to care for giant umbrella-sedge

Water

How often to water your giant umbrella-sedge

Water needs for giant umbrella-sedge
0.5 cups
every 9

giant umbrella-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 giant umbrella-sedge in your home

Light needs and placement for plant giant umbrella-sedge: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

giant umbrella-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 giant umbrella-sedge

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

FAQs
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Care Summary for giant umbrella-sedge

giant umbrella-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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