Plant Care Zumula Cat Grass

Zumula Cat Grass


Cyperus alternifolius 'Zumula'

How to care for Zumula Cat Grass


How often to water your Zumula Cat Grass

Water needs for Zumula Cat Grass
0.5 cups
every 9

Zumula Cat 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.

Calculate water needs of Zumula Cat Grass

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Zumula Cat Grass in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Zumula Cat Grass: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Zumula Cat Grass may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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How to fertilize Zumula Cat Grass

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Zumula Cat 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 Zumula Cat Grass after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Zumula Cat Grass

Zumula Cat Grass

Zumula Cat Grass

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft 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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