Plant Care Arcuate barley

Arcuate barley

Also known as

Dakota barley, Foxtail barley, Iowa barley, Macoun's barley, Mountain barley, Schaack's barley, Stebbins' barley, Bobtail barley, Squirreltail barley and Intermediate barley


Hordeum jubatum

How to care for Arcuate barley


How often to water your Arcuate barley

Water needs for Arcuate barley
0.5 cups
every 9

Arcuate barley 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 Arcuate barley in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Arcuate barley: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Arcuate barley love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Arcuate barley does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Arcuate barley

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

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Care Summary for Arcuate barley

Arcuate barley

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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