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Carex praegracilis - Field Sedge, Slender Sedge (Seed)

Carex praegracilis - Field Sedge, Slender Sedge (Seed)

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  • Carex praegracilis - Field Sedge, Slender Sedge (Seed)

    Carex praegracilis - Field Sedge, Slender Sedge (Seed)

    An excellent lawn substitute for both coastal and inland gardens. It has a lush "meadowy" look if mowed two or three times a year. Can become somewhat drought-tolerant once established. Tolerates moderate foot traffic.

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    Plant Characteristics
    Species NameCarex praegracilis
    Common NameField Sedge, Slender Sedge
    Plant TypeGrasses/Grass-Like
    Height by Width1.5ft. x 3ft.
    Flower ColorBronze, Brown, Copper
    Flowering MonthsApril, May, June, July, August
    Sun ExposureInland-Shade
    Water RequirementModerate
    Soil TypeAny
    Sowing SeasonSpring/Summer
    Sowing Difficulty Level*Easy

    * Sowing difficulty levels:
    • Easy: Sow in-ground or in pots with simple or no pretreatment
    • Moderate: Sow in-ground or in pots with pretreatment; may produce staggered germination
    • Difficult: Sow in pots with pretreatment and stratification; may produce staggered germination
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