Plant Care Corynephorus Canescens

Corynephorus Canescens

Also known as

Grey Hair-Grass, Grey Hair-Grass, grey hair-grass and gray clubawn grass,


Corynephorus canescens

How to care for Corynephorus Canescens


How often to water your Corynephorus Canescens

Water needs for Corynephorus Canescens
0.5 cups
every 9

Corynephorus Canescens 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 Corynephorus Canescens

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Grey Hair-Grass in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Corynephorus Canescens: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Corynephorus Canescens love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Corynephorus Canescens does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Corynephorus Canescens

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

Water Needs
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Care Summary for Corynephorus Canescens

Corynephorus Canescens

Corynephorus Canescens

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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