Plant Care rooted spikerush

rooted spikerush


eleocharis radicans

How to care for rooted spikerush


How often to water your rooted spikerush

Water needs for rooted spikerush
0.5 cups
every 9

rooted spikerush 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 rooted spikerush

Water 0.5 cups every

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Check the growing potential in your area

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 rooted spikerush in your home

Light needs and placement for plant rooted spikerush: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

rooted spikerush love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

rooted spikerush does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize rooted spikerush

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern

Care Summary for rooted spikerush

rooted spikerush

rooted spikerush

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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