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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

Delivery Information Estimated delivery between 29 November and 05 December 2014. Subject to all plants being in stock

Friday 19th December is the last day for ordering with guaranteed delivery before Christmas.

Please note that orders will normally be despatched within 5 - 10 working days from receipt except in the busy Spring season when it may take up to 15 working days from receipt until despatch.

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

Suggested Further Reading


Hook grass, Hook-sedge

Hardiness Rating

Frost hardy to Frost tender - Plant can withstand temperatures to -5°C (23°F) but might only tolerate as low 5°C (41°F)

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
£10.00 each3+£8.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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