Plant Care Barren Brome

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 located in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Barren Brome in Indianapolis, Indiana

Indianapolis, Indiana

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Growing Barren Brome in Indianapolis right now

Light needs for plant Barren Brome in Indianapolis, Indiana

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 29th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Indianapolis is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in dete…

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Light needs for plant Barren Brome in Indianapolis, Indiana

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 30.5% ☀️

November 27th, 2021

Indianapolis is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Indianapolis is expected to decrease by 30.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 6.9 megajoules of energy p…

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Light needs for plant Barren Brome in Indianapolis, Indiana

Daylight will decrease by 1.1 hours 📉

November 29th, 2021

This month, Indianapolis is getting an average of 8.1 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 11% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.2 total hours of d…

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Finding light for Barren Brome in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Barren Brome: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Barren Brome love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Indianapolis, Indiana ⛅.

Barren Brome does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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.

When to repot Barren Brome

Nutrient needs for plant Barren Brome in Indianapolis, Indiana

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

November 25th, 2021

The growing potential in Indianapolis is very low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's bes…

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Care Summary for Barren Brome

Barren Brome

Barren Brome


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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