Pennsylvania Sedge

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$4.89
Color
Green,
Bloom Season
Summer,
Categories
Native Grasses
Height At Maturity
Under 3 Feet
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Ships
Year Round
Exposure
Sun And Shade,
Usage
Deer Resistant, Ponds and Water Gardens,
Usage
Deer Resistant, Ponds and Water Gardens,
Bare Root

We ship bare-root plants which are dormant (in a wintertime state) and have no pretty foliage, blooms, or greenery but they will bloom out in the following spring after they are planted and be beautiful.This is why we offer a 1 year warranty to show our customers their plants will thrive come spring.

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Reviews (13)

  • 4
    Pennsylvania sedge delivery

    Posted by Hollis Schmaling on Jun 09 , 2021

    The sedges were in good shape, but for some reason the shipment required a signature and I was away from the house so my poor plants sat the PO for three days (weekend) before I could pick them up. I ordered them, was expecting them, and had they just been dropped off they would have been much happier. I don't think you should require a signature.

  • 5
    PA Sedge Grass

    Posted by PNL on Jun 01 , 2021

    Grass plugs arrived in suitable packaging to ensure healthy condition upon arrival. Updates via email on shipping date and expected delivery date greatly appreciated. Will order again and recommend.

  • 5
    Pennsylvania Sedge

    Posted by Duluth Sue on May 26 , 2021

    I ordered 300 Pennsylvania Sedge Plugs. They took slightly longer than predicted to arrive, but honestly our country has suffered a lot of employment/shipping shortfalls from Covid so I was not upset with the slight delay. I was VERY pleased with the plugs that arrived. They were packaged nicely. They were healthy with a nice root system. This was my first time ordering and I was so very please that I will definitely be a returning customer.

  • 4
    PA Sedge

    Posted by Eric Ennis on Nov 24 , 2020

    The box arrived early and we placed the roots in the groundwithin two days. Everything looks good! We just now wait for the results next spring!
    Fingers Crossed!

  • 5
    Neat

    Posted by Court on Jul 16 , 2020

    I was shocked at the appearance of my order. It is hard to grow from seed and this looked preety good. Nice and green. Some turning brown but at least the root is in the ground. I ordered like 400. That is expected. I got more than what I ordered as well.

  • 5
    pennyslvania sedge

    Posted by Unknown on Jun 22 , 2020

    Very happy with the quality of the sedge. Looking forward to it becoming as thick as the pictures!

  • 3
    Pennsylvania sedge

    Posted by John Terpak on Oct 16 , 2019

    Many of the individual plants were intertwined at the roots making it difficult to sort out by individual plants. I came up a little short with my plantings.

  • 5
    Pennsylvania Sedge

    Posted by Baily Stone on Aug 26 , 2019

    This is an excellent product. Really different.

  • 5
    Pennsylvania Sedge

    Posted by Frances Thomas on Aug 22 , 2019

    love this stuff

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Shipping Information

We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.

Shipping Dates
Ships Year Round

Description

Pennsylvania Sedge - Carex Pensylvanica is an Easy Growing Perennial

Pennsylvania Sedge: Carex Pennsylvania is an easily-grown perennial that is partial to full sunlight. And while many sedges love moist soils, this one prefers dense, well-drained soils. Mostly used for ground cover, the Pennsylvania Sedge forms loose tufts that grow 8" tall. The roots of the plant are dark brown. The plant also holds both male and female flowers.

Pennsylvania Sedge is a Low Maintenance option for Ornamental Grass.

They often grow in a creeping manner around oak trees. Pennsylvania Sedge may plant in rockier soils providing there is a decaying matter on top. Plants retain their evergreen color year-round. Pennsylvania Sedge is a native of Canada and the United States and commonly planted for dry shade ground cover or underplanting for shade perennials. This sedge is easy to grow and low maintenance.

 Tolerating a relatively wide range of moisture conditions, this sedge is an excellent choice to plant in a rain garden or for use as a lawn substitute in dry, shaded soils. A bright green during the growing months, this sedge has been known to be semi-evergreen in moderately cold winter climates. Typically in loose colonies with a tendency to creep. Commonly found in areas with oak trees, this species has also gained the name "oak sedge."

This sedge tends to prefer loose loams in dry soils, unlike most sedges which prefer moist to wet soils. Under optimal conditions, this sedge may self-seed but is otherwise spread by rhizomes. For covering large areas, Pennsylvania Sedge - Carex pensylvanica is suggested that it may be best to purchase plants, as this species often do not grow well from seed.

Pennsylvania sedge is a perennial ornamental grass. It forms thick clumps of grass that grow six to twelve inches high. It is a pale green color throughout most of the year and then turns a sandy color in the fall. In late spring, it sends up a spike with a purplish structure on its end that forms seeds by mid-summer. It is native to the United States and Canada and is a very robust, easy grow plant. As a bonus, deer do not like it and won't eat it. 

  It makes an excellent ground cover for shady locations where other grasses won't grow or can be planted as an interesting ornamental on its own in shady areas or in places with afternoon shade. Some people use it as a low-maintenance lawn substitute to prevent erosion on shady hills. After planting, it gradually and slowly spreads outwards via the growth of underground structures. The clumps can divide in the early spring. It tends to attract birds who enjoy its seeds, and it has rhizomes that fix nitrogen and improve the quality of the soil. It tends to prefer dry soil and thus has low watering requirements.

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