Plant Care Annual Bluegrass

Annual Bluegrass

Also known as

Annual meadow-grass, Annual bluegrass and Poa


Poa annua

How to care for Annual Bluegrass


How often to water your Annual Bluegrass

Water needs for Annual Bluegrass
0.5 cups
every 9

Annual Bluegrass 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 Diego, 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 Annual Bluegrass

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 Annual Bluegrass in San Diego, California

San Diego, California

57% Medium

Finding light for Annual Bluegrass in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Annual Bluegrass: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Annual Bluegrass love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Annual Bluegrass does not tolerate low light 🚫.

San Diego, California currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.


How to fertilize Annual Bluegrass

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

Difficulty Level

Annual Bluegrass 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
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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Annual Bluegrass

Annual Bluegrass

Annual Bluegrass

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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