Plant Care coolatai grass

coolatai grass

Also known as

coolatai grass and common thatching grass


Hyparrhenia hirta

How to care for coolatai grass


How often to water your coolatai grass

Water needs for coolatai grass
0.5 cups
every 9

coolatai grass needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Denver, Colorado.

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

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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.

Plant care guide for coolatai grass in Denver, Colorado

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Growing coolatai grass in Denver right now

Light needs for plant coolatai grass in Denver, Colorado

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 30th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Denver is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determinin…

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Light needs for plant coolatai grass in Denver, Colorado

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 28.9% ☀️

November 30th, 2021

Denver is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Denver is expected to decrease by 28.9% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 7.9 megajoules of energy per m2 per da…

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Light needs for plant coolatai grass in Denver, Colorado

Daylight will decrease by 1.1 hours 📉

November 29th, 2021

This month, Denver is getting an average of 10.1 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 11% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.2 total hours of daylig…

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Finding light for coolatai grass in your home

Light needs and placement for plant coolatai grass: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

coolatai grass may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Denver, Colorado ⛅.


How to fertilize coolatai grass

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

When to repot coolatai grass

Nutrient needs for plant coolatai grass in Denver, Colorado

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

November 30th, 2021

The growing potential in Denver is very low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to r…

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Care Summary for coolatai grass

coolatai grass

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Denver, Colorado, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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