Plant Care Buffel grass

Buffel grass

Also known as

Buffel-grass, African foxtail grass, Dhaman grass, Anjan grass, Koluk katai and Buffelgrass

Taxonomy

Cenchrus ciliaris
Cenchrus
Poaceae
Poales

How to care for Buffel grass

Water

How often to water your Buffel grass

Water needs for Buffel grass
0.5 cups
every 9

Buffel grass 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?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Buffel grass in your home

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

Buffel grass love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Buffel grass does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Buffel grass

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

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Care Summary for Buffel grass

Buffel grass


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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