Plant Care Cut-grass

Cut-grass

Also known as

Rice cutgrass

Taxonomy

Leersia oryzoides
Leersia
Poaceae
Poales

How to care for Cut-grass

Water

How often to water your Cut-grass

Water needs for Cut-grass
0.5 cups
every 9

Cut-grass 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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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 Cut-grass in your home

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

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

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Cut-grass in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Cut-grass

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

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Care Summary for Cut-grass

Cut-grass


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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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