Plant Care Giant Wild Rye

Giant Wild Rye

About Giant Wild Rye

Giant Wild Rye is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is easy to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

Leymus condensatus
Leymus
Poaceae
Poales

How to care for Giant Wild Rye

Water

How often to water your Giant Wild Rye

Water needs for Giant Wild Rye
0.5 cups
every 9

Giant Wild Rye needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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 Giant Wild Rye in Charlotte, North Carolina

Charlotte, North Carolina

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Finding light for Giant Wild Rye in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Giant Wild Rye: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Giant Wild Rye love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Charlotte, North Carolina ⛅.

Giant Wild Rye does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Giant Wild Rye

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Giant Wild Rye is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


Water Needs
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Toxicity
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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Giant Wild Rye

Giant Wild Rye


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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