Plant Care Blue Fescue

Blue Fescue

About Blue Fescue

Blue Fescue 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 Fescue likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.


Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue'

How to care for Blue Fescue


How often to water your Blue Fescue

Water needs for Blue Fescue
0.5 cups
every 9

Blue Fescue 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 Blue Fescue

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 Blue Fescue in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Blue Fescue: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Blue Fescue love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Blue Fescue does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Blue Fescue

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Blue Fescue

Blue Fescue

Blue Fescue

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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