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Additional Plant Details

  • Good to know - grass-like species with attractive spikelets followed by hooked, nut-like fruits.
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    Pests & Diseases - none

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    Place of Origin - southern temperate zones except southern Africa.

Delivery Information

Now is our busy period - orders are being packed 6 days a week, however please remember it may be 14 days before you RECEIVE your plants.

We regret to inform you that we cannot currently accept orders for export outside of the UK until the autumn

Orders can also be collected in person from our Nurseries, or some of our shows - just tell us during the checkout process.

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Hook grass, Hook-sedge

Plant Type

Evergreen - tufted monoecious perennnials.

Preferred Location

Full Sun
Full Sun - or light dappled shade

Soil Conditions

Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus rich, moderately fertile.


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UNCINIA unciniata

UNCINIA unciniata  >

Hook grass, Hook-sedge
Low compact habit with the nearest to red leaves of any ornamental grass
£9.00 each 3+£7.33 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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