Botanical name: Cyperus esculentus


Nutgrass is a perennial rapidly spreading grass-like sedge with flat tapered, slightly corrugated leaves. The stem is triangular in cross-section, a feature which is unique to sedges. The name nutgrass comes from the nut-like tubers found on rhizomes under the surface. These tubers serve as energy storage for the weed which can make it difficult to control. Seeds from summer through autumn, with yellowish brown seeds arranged in narrow spikelets on an umbel like inflorescence. Propagated from both seed and tubers.

Products to Use Nutgrass

Sedgehammer Herbicide

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Sedgehammer herbicide is a water dispersable granule formulation used to kill and remove Nutgrass and Mullumbimby couch without affecting your lawn. Sedgehammer can be safely used on lawn varieties including bent grass, buffalo, couch, kikuyu, perennial ryegrass, QLD Blue couch and Tall fescue. How to use: Apply at a rate of 1.3 g (measuring spoon […]… View Page

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