Plant Care Erect Brome

Erect Brome

Also known as

meadow brome and upright brome


Bromus erectus

How to care for Erect Brome


How often to water your Erect Brome

Water needs for Erect Brome
0.5 cups
every 9

Erect 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.

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Erect Brome in your home

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

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

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

Erect Brome does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Erect Brome

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Erect Brome

Erect Brome

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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