Plant Care Canada Spikesedge

Canada Spikesedge

Also known as

Canada spikesedge, Knoblike Spikesedge and bent spikerush

Taxonomy

Eleocharis geniculata
Eleocharis
Cyperaceae
Poales

How to care for Canada Spikesedge

Water

How often to water your Canada Spikesedge

Water needs for Canada Spikesedge
0.5 cups
every 9

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

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?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Canada Spikesedge in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Canada Spikesedge: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Canada Spikesedge love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Canada Spikesedge does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Canada Spikesedge in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Canada Spikesedge

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

FAQs
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Care Summary for Canada Spikesedge

Canada Spikesedge


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft 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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