Plant Care Aberts Squirrel

Aberts Squirrel

About Aberts Squirrel

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

Aberts Squirrel belongs to the Bromus genus, and is native to Eurasia.


Bromus inermis

Also known as

Pumpelly's brome and Smooth brome

How to care for Aberts Squirrel


How often to water your Aberts Squirrel

Water needs for Aberts Squirrel
0.5 cups
every 9

Aberts Squirrel 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.

Calculate water needs of Aberts Squirrel

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 Aberts Squirrel in your home

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

Aberts Squirrel love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Aberts Squirrel does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Aberts Squirrel

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

Difficulty Level

Aberts Squirrel is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

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Care Summary for Aberts Squirrel

Aberts Squirrel

Aberts Squirrel

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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