Plant Care Barren Brome
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Barren Brome

Also known as

Sterile Brome and Poverty Brome

Taxonomy

Bromus sterilis
Bromus
Poaceae
Poales

How to care for Barren Brome

Water

How often to water your Barren Brome

Water needs for Barren Brome
0.5 cups
every 9

Barren Brome needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Barren Brome

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Barren Brome in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Barren Brome: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Barren Brome may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Barren Brome

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Barren Brome: repot after 2X growth

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 Barren Brome after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Barren Brome

Barren Brome

Barren Brome


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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