Plant Care Muhlenbergia Capillaris
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Muhlenbergia Capillaris

Also known as

Muhly grass, Muhly grass and Hairawn muhly

Taxonomy

Muhlenbergia capillaris
Muhlenbergia
Poaceae
Poales

How to care for Muhlenbergia Capillaris

Water

How often to water your Muhlenbergia Capillaris

Water needs for Muhlenbergia Capillaris
0.5 cups
every 9

Muhlenbergia Capillaris 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.

Calculate water needs of Muhlenbergia Capillaris

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

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 Muhly grass in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Muhlenbergia Capillaris: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Muhlenbergia Capillaris love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Muhlenbergia Capillaris does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Muhlenbergia Capillaris

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Muhlenbergia Capillaris is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Care Summary for Muhlenbergia Capillaris

Muhlenbergia Capillaris

Muhlenbergia Capillaris


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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