Carex Pennsylvanica

Carex Pennsylvanica

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CAREX PENNSYLVANICA

Carex Pensylvanica
Carex Pensylvanica is a native grass or wheat that grows well in zones 4-8. It grows 8-10 inches in height and makes a good ground cover. It mixes well with other plants. It grows well in full shade or partial sun. It is drought tolerant and needs moisture to thrive. It grows best in well drained soil. It grows well as a ground cover under trees and shady areas. It goes well in shade gardens with other shade plants. When planted it should be spread about 10 inches apart. It can be grown in full sun too. Best to plant roots in fall or early spring in April or May. Carex Pennsylvanic grows well in sandy soils and in growing zones three through eight. It grows best on damp sandy soils in the shade, especially under oak trees. It is however well adapted and can also grow well under many other circumstances such as an acid rich loam or average soil. This Sedge reproduces in many ways. First, many birds such as ducks and geese eat the seeds and disperse them. It also uses above ground runners called stolon's like the common strawberry to propagate. It will die in the winter. In the month of May, this sedge with bloom and produce tiny white flowers. This sedge grass will grow to be about a foot wide and roughly eight inches tall. It's a fast grower and has slender shiny leaves. It is a great shady area grass for use in areas that see the occasional drought with sandy soil. It grows in average soils forming soft clumps anywhere it grows. In mild areas, it will stay green all winter, so it adds color to the lawn for year round color. It can also grow well along roads and highways or make a beautiful ground cover under oak or any other kind of tree or shrub. Climate Zone: 3 to 8 Mature Height: up to 8 inches Mature Width: 1/2 to 1 foot Sunlight: Full Shade to Full Sun Ships As: Bareroot Plant