Also known as
Tall Flatsedge, Tall Flatsedge, Nutgrass, Tall nutgrass, Umbrella sedge, Earth almond, Zula nuts, Edible galingale and Pale galingale
How to care for Chufa
Chufa needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Tucson, Arizona.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
January 27th, 2023
Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Tucson is currently medium 👌.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determinin…
January 26th, 2023
Tucson is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Tucson is expected to increase by 23.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 13.0 megajoules of energy per m2 per…
January 29th, 2023
This month, Tucson is getting an average of 9.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 7.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.8 total hours of dayli…
Chufa may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.
Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Tucson, Arizona ⛅.
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 Chufa after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
January 26th, 2023
The growing potential in Tucson is low 📉.
Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.
It's best to repot …