Plant Care Corkscrew rush

Corkscrew rush

Taxonomy

Juncus effusus 'Spiralis'
Juncus
Juncaceae
Poales

How to care for Corkscrew rush

Water

How often to water your Corkscrew rush

Water needs for Corkscrew rush
0.5 cups
every 9

Corkscrew rush 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 Corkscrew rush

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 Corkscrew rush in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Corkscrew rush: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Corkscrew rush love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Corkscrew rush does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Corkscrew rush

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

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Care Summary for Corkscrew rush

Corkscrew rush

Corkscrew rush


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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