Plant Care Rescuegrass


Also known as

Grazing Brome, Prairie Grass and Schrader's Bromegrass


Bromus catharticus

How to care for Rescuegrass


How often to water your Rescuegrass

Water needs for Rescuegrass
0.5 cups
every 9

Rescuegrass needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Memphis, Tennessee.

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.

Plant care guide for Rescuegrass in Memphis, Tennessee

Memphis, Tennessee

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Growing Rescuegrass in Memphis right now

Light needs for plant Rescuegrass in Memphis, Tennessee

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 24th, 2022

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

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

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Light needs for plant Rescuegrass in Memphis, Tennessee

Sunlight will increase by 23.6% ☀️

January 23rd, 2022

Memphis is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Memphis is expected to increase by 23.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.8 megajoules of energy per m2 pe…

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Light needs for plant Rescuegrass in Memphis, Tennessee

Daylight will increase by 0.7 hours 📈

January 24th, 2022

This month, Memphis is getting an average of 6.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 7.1% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.4 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Rescuegrass in your home

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

Rescuegrass 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 Memphis, Tennessee ⛅.

Rescuegrass does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Rescuegrass

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Rescuegrass


Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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