Plant Care Broadleaf Rush

Broadleaf Rush

Also known as

broadleaf rush, broad-leaved rush and grass-leaved rush


Juncus planifolius

How to care for Broadleaf Rush


How often to water your Broadleaf Rush

Water needs for Broadleaf Rush
0.5 cups
every 9

Broadleaf 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.

Calculate water needs of Broadleaf Rush

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Broadleaf Rush in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Broadleaf Rush: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Broadleaf Rush love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Broadleaf Rush does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Broadleaf Rush

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

Difficulty Level

Broadleaf Rush is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Broadleaf Rush

Broadleaf Rush

Broadleaf Rush

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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