Plant Care hairy grama

hairy grama

About hairy grama

hairy grama is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

hairy grama likes soil that is extremely well-draining. You may want to supplement with a gentle, organic fertilizer throughout the peak growing season.


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How to care for hairy grama


How often to water your hairy grama

Water needs for hairy grama
0.5 cups
every 9

hairy grama 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.

Water 0.5 cups every

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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.

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Finding light for hairy grama in your home

Light needs and placement for plant hairy grama: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

hairy grama love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

hairy grama does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of hairy grama in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize hairy grama

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern

Care Summary for hairy grama

hairy grama

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


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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