Three Seeded Sedge - 10 For $19.99

  •  Three Seeded Sedge
  • Three Seeded Sedge is a dense clump grower.
  • Three Seeded Sedge grows best in wet or moist peaty soils.
  • Three Seeded Sedge can reach 24 inches under ideal conditions.
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Bloom Color
Bloom Season
Native Grasses
Height At Maturity
Under 3 Feet
Year Round
Planting Zones 4-9
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Three Seeded Sedge 


 The three seeded sedges are a plant, typically in the genus Carex, with three seeds. It is often found in wetland habitats and marshes, and it is also known as "sedge" or "wild rye." The seed of the three-seeded sedge has a long, thin tail that aids in dispersal. Although the three-seeded sedge has many common names, its scientific name is "Carex trichophylla." 


 The three seeded sedges are a perennial herb native to acidic bogs among forests in Canada, Greenland, and the northeastern United States. The plants can grow up to 3 inches tall, primarily with oval leaves. The plant has triangular stems, brownish-yellow flowers, and small nutlets covered by a protective shell, or perigynium.


 The three-seeded sedge may be found in various acid-soil environments, including wooded marshes, turfy mountain tops, and rocky highland slopes. In general, the three-seeded sedge prefers mesic soil, making it easier to establish spectacular flora in any climate. 


 The three-seeded sedge may even be used as grass. Plant care is inexpensive, and it seldom requires fertilizer since it can be moved about fast. In lawn conditions, it tolerates infrequent mowing and has the benefit of needing minimal upkeep.


 The plant's stems spread out and then gather back together into a thick mass at the top of the plant. The three seeded sedges are indicators for wetland or marsh habitats, and you can find them in bogs and swamps. This sedge is typically considered a dominant member of these communities, meaning that it helps form the understory of the community.


 Three-Seeded Sedge is an excellent plant around lawns and gardens because it can help with soil erosion and water conservation. The edges of the plants can be mowed as they grow, helping to keep the lawn looking neat.


 They can also be grown in a garden or flower bed to provide shade for other plants in your area. This plant offers shade for smaller plants in landscapes and gardens. 



 The three seeded sedges is an evergreen plant that thrives in the cooler months but might fall dormant in the summer. They are drought resistant, easy to grow, and require little to no maintenance once planted. 


 They give you the full opportunity to restore and reproduce natural regions while also supplying you with resilient vegetation that can adapt to the environment in your location. When taking care of your lawn, just cut the plant down to 5-6 inches before summer, and it's good to sprout again when the weather cools down in the fall.



 Contrary to other sedges, the three seeded sedges contain fibrous and solid stems with three leaves wrapped in a row.

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