Nutgrass (Cyperus rotundus), also known as purple nutsedge, Java grass, coco-grass and red nutsedge, is a major problem for the Australian vegetable industry.

It is extremely invasive under the right conditions (warm, wet soils) and requires planning, diligence and multiple strategies to control it on Australian vegetable farms.

Click here to download or read an integrated weed management fact sheet on nutgrass.