🤷INDOOR PLANT🤷Carex Morrowii ‘ Variegata’ Cyperaceae Japanese Sedge Grass Plant Care

11:25 The sedges are usually found growing outdoors in boggy soil at the sides of rivers and ponds, but one variety, Carex morrowii ‘Variegata,’ makes a useful houseplant. The narrow, grassy leaves, striped pale green and white, arise from a rhizomatous root to make a gracefully arching fountain of foliage up to 18in/46cm long. carex2bmorrowii2bvariegata2bhouse2bplant2bimage-5902410

Plants are easy to grow and are not fussy about conditions, although they prefer a cool, humid atmosphere. They are useful plants for groups, where their slender, upright, grassy foliage contrasts well with broad-leaved plants that have more rounded shapes. carex2bmorrowii2bvariegata2bpotted2bhouse2bplant2bimage-7985072 FACT FILE
HEIGHT To 12in/30cm.
POTTING MIX Soil-based preferably.
REPOTTING In spring, when the roots can be seen growing through the base of the pot.                      carex2bmorrowii2bvariegata2bindoor2bpotted2bplant2bpicture-8944436 PROPAGATION Divide plants into two or three clumps at any time during the growing season; very small clumps will not grow well.                carex2bmorrowii2bvariegata2bplant2bpotted2bphoto-5984785 KEEPING PLANTS This plant is long-lived and if given minimum attention will thrive for years.

Carex Morrowii ‘ Variegata’ Cyperaceae Japanese Sedge Grass PLANT CARE


  • Bright filtered light helps to guarantee well-colored foliage. 
  • Cool to moderately warm conditions; winter temperature of 40°-45°F/4°-7°C. 
  • Keep the soil moist but not waterlogged. 
  • Mist the foliage frequently at temperatures of 65°-70oF/18°-21°C. 
  • Apply standard liquid fertilizer every 4 weeks in spring and summer.
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