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Carex appressa

Tall Sedge

Species Description

This link will give you an image of the species as a mature plant, as well as flower, fruit and seed description.

Species description

Cultivation and Uses

This link will give you information about climate parameters, tolerance of climate extremes and adverse soils, biological traits under cultivation, soil factors, uses and potentially undesirable attributes.

Cultivation and uses

Plant Growing Stages

Germination

2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed

Seed Description


Seed Pre-Treatment

Cold/Refrigeration

Sowing

Seed Pre-Treatment: Cold treatment 1wk
Surface sow

Watering
 

Capillary watering

Germination
 

Germination usually occurs within 2-11 weeks.
Will not germinate in extreme heat. Light enhances germination.

Pests and Disease
 
When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Late Spring-Summer

Seed Collection Timeframe
 

December - January

Storage and Ripening
 

Seed may remain viable for 2-3 years stored at room temperature.

Grows from Cuttings