About Japanese stiltgrass
The Japanese stilt grass was accidentally introduced into Tennessee around 1919. It has now spread to 26 states, mainly the eastern and central states. It grows to 3.5 feet tall and can root at each node to make a new plant. It is listed as invasive in several states.
Also known as
Packing grass and Nepalese browntop
How to care for Japanese stiltgrass
Japanese stiltgrass needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Japanese stiltgrass love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Japanese stiltgrass does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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 Japanese stiltgrass after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.