Plant Care Asian Rice

Asian Rice

Also known as

Asian rice, Asopa de macaco and Rice, paddy, sake, sea-grass matting


Oryza sativa

How to care for Asian Rice


How often to water your Asian Rice

Water needs for Asian Rice
0.5 cups
every 9

Asian Rice needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in San Francisco, California.

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 Asian Rice

Water 0.5 cups every

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Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Asian Rice in San Francisco, California

San Francisco, California

51% Low

Finding light for Asian Rice in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Asian Rice: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Asian Rice love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in San Francisco, California ⛅.

Asian Rice does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Asian Rice

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

Difficulty Level

Asian Rice is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Asian Rice

Asian Rice

Asian Rice

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in San Francisco, California, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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