Marsh plant composed of an erect stem and triangular leaf. Requires a constantly moist soil or covered with a few centimeters of water. Excellent plant for phytoremediation.
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|Planting depth from the surface of the water:||from 0 to 10 cm|
|Spacing:||5 plants per square meter.|
|Type of soil:||Waterlogged|
|Sun Exposure:||Full sun to partial shade|
|Bloom Time:||April - May|
|Hardiness:||USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 °C (-20 °F)|
|Ease of Growth:||Medium|
Carex acutiformis is a native perennial marsh plant of the North and Central Europe. It grows in swamps and along the banks of rivers often intercropped with Juncus subnodulosus and Cirsium palustre. It is formed by an erect stem, with triangular leaf, wrapped at the base by brown fibers. It has wide linear leaves from 3 to 9 mm long and up to 50 cm. In late spring it produces dark brown ears. Requires a constantly moist soil or covered by some centimeters of water, should be placed on the edges of ponds or along streams in slightly acid or neutral soil in a sunny position, reaches a height of 130 cm. Excellent plant for fitodepèurazione.
This marsh plant can stand the cold and can withstand up to -25 ° C.
Available throughout the year.