Plant Care bristle club-rush

bristle club-rush

Also known as

bristle club-rush and bristleleaf bulrush

Taxonomy

Isolepis setacea
Isolepis
Cyperaceae
Poales

How to care for bristle club-rush

Water

How often to water your bristle club-rush

Water needs for bristle club-rush
0.5 cups
every 9

bristle club-rush 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
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for bristle club-rush in your home

Light needs and placement for plant bristle club-rush: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

bristle club-rush love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

bristle club-rush does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of bristle club-rush in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize bristle club-rush

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for bristle club-rush: 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 bristle club-rush after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
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Care Summary for bristle club-rush

bristle club-rush


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

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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