Plant Care Australian Fingergrass

Australian Fingergrass

Also known as

Windmill-grass, black windmill grass, creeping windmill grass, early chloris, star grass and windmill grass


Chloris truncata

How to care for Australian Fingergrass


How often to water your Australian Fingergrass

Water needs for Australian Fingergrass
0.5 cups
every 9

Australian Fingergrass 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

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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.

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Finding light for Australian Fingergrass in your home

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

Australian Fingergrass love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Australian Fingergrass does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Australian Fingergrass

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Australian Fingergrass

Australian Fingergrass

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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