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.
How to care for Giant Wild Rye
How often to water your Giant Wild Rye
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 Tucson, Arizona.
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
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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.
Finding light for Giant Wild Rye in your home
Giant Wild Rye love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Giant Wild Rye does not tolerate low light 🚫.
Tucson, Arizona currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.
How to fertilize Giant Wild Rye
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.
Giant Wild Rye is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!
Giant Wild Rye prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
Giant Wild Rye requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.
Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.
If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.
Giant Wild Rye should be repotted after it doubles in size or once a year, whichever comes first. Fresh potting soil has all the nutrients your plant needs, so as long as it’s refreshed yearly, you shouldn’t need to use fertilizer. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!
Giant Wild Rye is a clumping plant, meaning new growth will emerge from the soil around the parent plant.
USDA Hardiness Zone
Giant Wild Rye can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 7a-10b. Find your local hardiness zone here.
Care Summary for Giant Wild Rye
Giant Wild Rye
0.5 cups every 9 days
< 1ft from a window
Repot after 2x growth
Based on your location in Tucson, Arizona, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.