Blue Wild Rye
About Blue Wild Rye
Blue Wild Rye is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.
Blue Wild Rye likes soil that is well draining.
Also known as
Elymus glauca and blue wild rye
How to care for Blue Wild Rye
How often to water your Blue Wild Rye
Blue Wild Rye needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in New York.
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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New York, New York
Finding light for Blue Wild Rye in your home
Blue Wild Rye love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in New York ⛅.
Blue Wild Rye does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
How to fertilize Blue Wild Rye
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 Blue Wild Rye after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
Blue Wild Rye prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
Blue Wild Rye requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.
Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.
If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.
Blue Wild Rye does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!
Blue Wild Rye is a clumping plant, meaning new growth will emerge from the soil around the parent plant.
Care Summary for Blue Wild Rye
Blue Wild Rye
0.5 cups every 9 days
< 1ft from a window
Repot after 2x growth
Based on your location in New York, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.