Plant Care Dactylis Glomerata
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Dactylis Glomerata

5.0 out of 5 (3 experiences)

Dactylis Glomerata has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Dactylis Glomerata has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate

Also known as

Orchard Grass, Orchard Grass, Cat Grass and Cock's Foot

Taxonomy

Dactylis glomerata
Dactylis
Poaceae
Poales

How to care for Dactylis Glomerata

Water

How often to water your Dactylis Glomerata

Water needs for Dactylis Glomerata
0.5 cups
every 9

Dactylis Glomerata 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 Dactylis Glomerata

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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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 Orchard Grass in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dactylis Glomerata: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Dactylis Glomerata 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 Dactylis Glomerata in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Dactylis Glomerata

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

Care Summary for Dactylis Glomerata

Dactylis Glomerata

Dactylis Glomerata


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.

What other plant parents say

Dactylis Glomerata has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
Dactylis Glomerata has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Dactylis Glomerata has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Dactylis Glomerata has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
Dactylis Glomerata has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
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05/20/2021

its great

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