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Carex appressa

Genus Species: Carex appressa

Common / Product Name: Tall Sedge

Habit: TUFTS (TF)

Available Sizes

Height x Width: 0.5 – 1.2m x 0.5 – 1m

Pruning: None Light

Frost Tolerance: High

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: High

Coastal Tolerance: High

Drought Tolerance: High

Origin: Australian Plant

Evergreen: Monoecious rhizomatous tufted perennial

Flowering: starts: Late Spring / ends: Summer

Flower Colour: Brownish or dull Yellow spikelet’s

Irrigation: Good for stabilizing eroded stream banks or for bog gardens.

Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -7°C for short periods once established.

Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in the Low 40’s°C will tolerate higher temperatures for short periods.

Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.

Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.

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