Plant Care Rush Skeleton-Plant

Rush Skeleton-Plant

Also known as

rush skeletonplant, rush skeletonweed, skeletonplant, skeletonweed, Skeleton weed, common skeletonweed and rush-like skeletonplant


Lygodesmia juncea

How to care for Rush Skeleton-Plant


How often to water your Rush Skeleton-Plant

Water needs for Rush Skeleton-Plant
0.5 cups
every 9

Rush Skeleton-Plant 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 Rush Skeleton-Plant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Rush Skeleton-Plant: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Rush Skeleton-Plant 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.

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How to fertilize Rush Skeleton-Plant

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Rush Skeleton-Plant: 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 Rush Skeleton-Plant after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Rush Skeleton-Plant

Rush Skeleton-Plant

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft 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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