Plant Care American Dune Grass

American Dune Grass

Also known as

American dune grass, American dune wild-rye, sea lyme-grass, strand-wheat, strand grass and hamaninniku


Leymus mollis

How to care for American Dune Grass


How often to water your American Dune Grass

Water needs for American Dune Grass
0.5 cups
every 9

American Dune 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

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Finding light for American Dune Grass in your home

Light needs and placement for plant American Dune Grass: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

American Dune Grass love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

American Dune Grass does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize American Dune Grass

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern

Care Summary for American Dune Grass

American Dune Grass

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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