Carex Acuta Slender Tufted Sedge

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Carex Acuta | Slender Tufted Sedge

The Carex Acuta, or Slender Tufted Sedge, is a tall slender tufted sedge that grows in rivers, streams and lakes throughout the British Isles. The Slender Tufted Sedge requires little maintenance. Trim just above the water surface after foliage has died back in Autumn to tidy.

Marginal plants are great for ponds, and will add colour, interest and wildlife habitat to your garden. Marginal pond plants like Carex Acuta, Slender Tufted Sedge, make a wonderful and easy addition to any garden pond edge.

Where do you plant marginal pond plants?
Marginal Pond Plants, such as the Carex Acuta - Slender Tufted Sedge can be placed in the shallow areas of a pond. This is usually around the edges, or margin, of the pond. Certain types of marginal pond plants can be planted out of the pond water in damp ground, ideal for a bog garden or water garden display.

For a guide to planting and maintaining marginal plants please click here.

Max. Height: 60-90cm
Growth Rate: Medium
Type: Freshwater Pond Marginal
Flowers: May - August
Position: Full sun to part shade
Planting Depth: 0-15cm

Please note: photo is for illustrative purposes and depending on time of year and growth rate may not reflect exactly what you receive. Pond Plants are shipped directly from the grower and are subject to a one-off £5.99 delivery surcharge regardless or order size/value. Please allow 3-10 working days for delivery on average.

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