Dwarf sedge
Acorus gramineus

Care advice

Watering guidelines The soil should be kept countinously very moist
Fertilizer suggestions Use Green plant fertilizer (e.g. N14-P6-K8).
Mist requirements Mist every 5 days
Light preferences Prefers bright light but not direct sun
Temperature preference Prefers warm constant temperatures through the whole year (average around 22 °C).
pH range 5.5 - 6.5
Acidity preference is very sensitive to basic conditions
Toxicity not poisonous


Climate humid subtropical



Other common names Japanese rush, Japanese sweet flag
Family Acoraceae
Other scientific names Acorus gramineus 'Hakura Nishiki', Acorus gramineus 'Pusillus'


Growth form grass
Hardiness USDA 8 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -12°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • green
  • yellow
Leaf color
  • green