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We dig plants when your order is received, and ship immediately via US Priority Mail. You will receive a tracking number via email when plants are shipped. All plants are packed to be safe in their packages for up to 3 days after receipt.
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 provides 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 receipt unless weather prohibits. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water daily for the first week after planting.
Pennsylvania sedge is a flowering plant scientifically known as Carex pensylvanica
It is a clumped and low growing grass-like and pale green foliage leaves with brown seeds capsules. Pennsylvania is a drought-tolerant plant that forms good lawns.
It makes a loveable ground cover that requires little or no mowing. Growth and development of sedge plants are based on many factors such as hardy planting zones, blooming season and color, heights at maturity, and soil types preferred.
The sedge plant requires a half-sun and a half-shade or even a full shade on its hardiness to survive in mild climatic conditions
This species is tolerant of drier conditions where it can endure low water supply.
Carex penysylvanica majorly performs best during cold summer nights that provide relief from the heat. This plant requires shade during hot summer months and does well on moist soils.
Blooming Season and Color
Pennsylvania sedge blooms during May, June, and July respectively during the year for its carex to mature into fruiting. The leaves arrangement is alternate with a simple, linear, parallel venation. Pennsylvania sedge has a flower blooming color of brown seeded capsules on expanded buds during the flowering season.
The breeding system of sedge during blossoming is either in unisexual or monoecious flowering with an inflorescence spike. The maturity height of the sedge plant is 6-12 inches tall and 6-12 inches wide. Thus, it takes a slow growth rate, ensuring that each section has roots and leaves by which they propagate by division into mature plants.
Preferably, light texture soils that offer good water drainages and retention, such as sandy soil that always maintains a moist environment, is recommended. These features ensure that plants will never go dry or grow on clogged grounds.
This leads to its constant ever-green foliage during all the seasons. This offers a soft, graceful environment covering creeping foliage that is attractive and fine-textured in the garden lawns and compounds.
Sun and Shade
The plant should not exceed 2 hours while in deep shade (no direct sunlight). Sedge requires about 6 hours or more a day in full sun/natural sunlight.