Tussoc Sedge

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Latin Name- Ceratophyllum Demersum Hardy Zone-5-8 Mature Height-1-2ft Width-1ft Sun Or Shade- Full Sun


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Tussoc Sedge  

Tussoc Sedge - Carex stricta. The Tussoc Sedge is a type of sedge that has tussocks of straw-colored leaves at the base and bright green new leaves growing from the top. The leaves tend to become about 2½-4' tall and the plant can reach 2 feet in width. The Tussoc Sedge tends to be found in marshes, bogs, wet meadows and is native to the Northern and Eastern U.S. The plant naturally grows best in moist to wet soils. However, the Tussoc Sedge can grow away from bodies of water as long as it is provided with adequate moisture. This plant can also tolerate seasonal flooding and is one of the most common wetland sedges in North America.

Tussock sedge is an excellent water plant because it thrives well almost anywhere. Many places so little time so why not let a mail order nursery help you? This sedge resembles hair due to its thin stringy branches and is home to the moth. The larvae love to nest on this shrub to thrive and feel safe from predators. Carexstricta is a beautiful species of plant that is commonly known as the tussock sedge. Due to its grass-like appearance, that plant can be tough to tell apart from other plants. The apearence is due mainly to tussock sedge's triangular, long, green stems. The leaves on the plant die than builds up on top and around the plant making what is called the tussock. The plant is known as being, in eastern America, one of the most common wetland sedges. The wind carries the plant's seeds just like the Taraxacum plant. One way the plant is reproduced is by vegetatively by rhizomes, and this often leads to the formation of colonies. A few attributes of the tussock sedge's includes moist sun, wetlands, meadow and native to North America. Taking care of the plant is pretty straightforward. The tussock Serge prefers moist soil too wet soil. The plant can also be used as a border along streambanks and ponds as a ground cover. This beautiful plant is an excellent addition to any garden. This plant would work for sure to stand out from all your other plants in your garden.




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Tussoc Sedge



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