Plant Care Compact brome

Compact brome

Also known as

Foxtail brome, Foxtail chess and Red brome

Taxonomy

Bromus madritensis
Bromus
Poaceae
Poales

How to care for Compact brome

Water

How often to water your Compact brome

Water needs for Compact brome
0.5 cups
every 9

Compact 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
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Compact brome in your home

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

Compact brome love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Compact brome does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Compact brome

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

FAQs
Water Needs
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Toxicity

Care Summary for Compact brome

Compact brome


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

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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