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Pennsylvania Sedge

Low wholesale prices on large quantity purchases of 100+ plants
Minimum Purchase:
100 units
$0.84
Bloom Season
Summer,
Height At Maturity
Under 3 Feet
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8,
Ships
Year Round
Exposure
Sun & Shade,
Usage
Deer Resistant, Ponds & Water Gardens,
Usage
Deer Resistant, Ponds & Water Gardens,
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Reviews (7)

  • 5
    Pennsylvania Sedge

    Posted by Reba Thomas on 26th Aug 2019

    just love the hair grass so fascinating

  • 5
    Pennsylvania Sedge

    Posted by Baily Stone on 26th Aug 2019

    This is an excellent product. Really different.

  • 5
    Pennsylvania Sedge

    Posted by Frances Thomas on 22nd Aug 2019

    love this stuff

  • 5
    Pennsylvania Sedge

    Posted by Lacie Majors on 22nd Aug 2019

    love the way this looks

  • 5
    Pennsylvania Sedge

    Posted by Amanda Garner on 22nd Aug 2019

    this looks amazing

  • 4
    Grow grass

    Posted by Jen on 11th Jun 2019

    In my opinion, not for an inexperienced Gardner....the grasses were shipped in a gallon zip lock bag which was weird, so they have to be divided up but will see how they do after some time.

  • 5
    A+

    Posted by Gysumn on 13th May 2016

    A+ ALL AROUND

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Shipping Information

We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.

Shipping Dates
Ships Year Round

Description

Pennsylvania Sedge - Carex Pensylvanica For Sale Affordable, Grower Direct Prices Tennessee Wholesale Nursery

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.

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They often grow in a creeping manner around oak trees. Pennsylvania Sedge may plant in rockier soils providing there is 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.

Affordable Pennsylvania Sedge For Every Landscape

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 

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 the end of it that forms seeds by mid-summer. It is native to the United States and Canada and is a very robust, easy to grow the 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 that have 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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