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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

Now is our busy spring period - orders are being packed 6 days a week, however please remember it may be 10 days before you RECEIVE your plants.

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

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 each
3+£8.00 each

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