Plant Care giant ryegrass

giant ryegrass

Also known as

giant fescue and great fescue

Taxonomy

Lolium giganteum
Lolium
Poaceae
Poales

How to care for giant ryegrass

Water

How often to water your giant ryegrass

Water needs for giant ryegrass
0.5 cups
every 9

giant ryegrass 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 giant ryegrass in your home

Light needs and placement for plant giant ryegrass: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

giant ryegrass love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

giant ryegrass does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize giant ryegrass

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

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Care Summary for giant ryegrass

giant ryegrass


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft 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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