Plant Care Festuca Perennis

Festuca Perennis

Also known as

Annual Ryegrass, Annual Ryegrass, Italian rye-grass, Festuca perennis, Australian ryegrass, Short rotation ryegrass, Westerwolds ryegrass, Darnel and ryegrass


Lolium multiflorum

How to care for Festuca Perennis


How often to water your Festuca Perennis

Water needs for Festuca Perennis
0.5 cups
every 9

Festuca Perennis 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 Festuca Perennis

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 Annual Ryegrass in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Festuca Perennis: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Festuca Perennis love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Festuca Perennis does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Festuca Perennis

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

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Care Summary for Festuca Perennis

Festuca Perennis

Festuca Perennis

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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