Plant Care Earth almond

Earth almond

About Earth almond

Earth almond is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.

Earth almond likes soil that is good at retaining moisture. You may want to supplement with a gentle, organic fertilizer throughout the peak growing season.

Taxonomy

Cyperus esculentus
Cyperus
Cyperaceae
Poales

Also known as

Yellow nutgrass, Yellow nutsedge, Chufa sedge, Nut grass, Tiger nutsedge, Edible galingale and Water grass

How to care for Earth almond

Water

How often to water your Earth almond

Water needs for Earth almond
0.5 cups
every 9

Earth almond 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
9

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Earth almond in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Earth almond: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Earth almond 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.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Earth almond

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

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Care Summary for Earth almond

Earth almond


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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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