About False Oat-Grass
This cool season grass prefers cool nights and dry summers. It can be easily grown in pots or as ground cover. The plant needs frequent cuttings in late spring or early summer. It produces bulbous storage organ at stem base. It tolerates poor and dry soil.
Also known as
Tall oat-grass, Tall meadow oat, Onion couch and Tuber oat-grass
How to care for False Oat-Grass
False Oat-Grass 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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False Oat-Grass love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
False Oat-Grass 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 False Oat-Grass after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.