Plant Care American Slough Grass

American Slough Grass

Also known as

American slough grass and slough grass


Beckmannia syzigachne

How to care for American Slough Grass


How often to water your American Slough Grass

Water needs for American Slough Grass
0.5 cups
every 9

American Slough Grass needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Irondequoit, New York.

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

Water 0.5 cups every

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Plant care guide for American Slough Grass in Irondequoit, New York

Irondequoit, New York

34% Very Low

Finding light for American Slough Grass in your home

Light needs and placement for plant American Slough Grass: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

American Slough Grass may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Irondequoit, New York ⛅.


How to fertilize American Slough Grass

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for American Slough Grass: 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 American Slough Grass after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for American Slough Grass

American Slough Grass

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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