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Carex breviculmis

Genus Species: Carex breviculmis    

Common / Product Name: Short Stem Sedge

Habit:   TUFTS (TF)

Available Sizes
  Tube

Height x Width: 0.15m x 0.15m

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:   Very adaptable, from exposed slopes to moist depressions.

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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