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Carex breviculmis

Genus Species: Carex breviculmis

Common / Product Name: Short Stem Sedge

Habit: TUFTS (TF)

Available Sizes

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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