About Broomsedge Bluestem
Beard Grass has green leaves and stems turning dark red-purple then bright orange in late fall. It's not recommended for a formal garden and does not tolerate heavy mulch, but is good used in managed rural areas. It is found in savannas, flatwoods, maritime wet grasslands, disturbed pinelands, other wetlands, old fields, roadbanks, and other disturbed sites.
Also known as
Yellowsedge bluestem and Whiskey grass
How to care for Broomsedge Bluestem
Broomsedge Bluestem needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Broomsedge Bluestem love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Broomsedge Bluestem does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Broomsedge Bluestem after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.