Plant Care Coast Cockspur Grass

Coast Cockspur Grass

Also known as

Walter's barnyard grass and coast barnyard grass


Echinochloa walteri

How to care for Coast Cockspur Grass


How often to water your Coast Cockspur Grass

Water needs for Coast Cockspur Grass
0.5 cups
every 9

Coast Cockspur 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.

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Coast Cockspur Grass in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Coast Cockspur Grass: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Coast Cockspur Grass love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Coast Cockspur Grass does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Coast Cockspur Grass

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Coast Cockspur Grass

Coast Cockspur Grass

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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