Plant Care Poa Annua

Poa Annua

Also known as

Annual meadow grass, Annual meadow grass, Annual meadow-grass, Annual bluegrass and Poa

Taxonomy

Poa annua
Poa
Poaceae
Poales

How to care for Poa Annua

Water

How often to water your Poa Annua

Water needs for Poa Annua
0.5 cups
every 9

Poa Annua needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Eugene, Oregon.

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 Poa Annua

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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 Poa Annua in Eugene, Oregon

Eugene, Oregon

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Growing Poa Annua in Eugene right now

Light needs for plant Poa Annua in Eugene, Oregon

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

November 27th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Eugene is currently very low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in deter…

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Light needs for plant Poa Annua in Eugene, Oregon

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 36% ☀️

November 27th, 2021

Eugene is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Eugene is expected to decrease by 36% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 6.0 megajoules of energy per m2 per day!…

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Light needs for plant Poa Annua in Eugene, Oregon

Daylight will decrease by 1.5 hours 📉

November 26th, 2021

This month, Eugene is getting an average of 9.1 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 14.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 8.8 total hours of dayli…

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Finding light for Annual meadow grass in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Poa Annua: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Poa Annua 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 Eugene, Oregon ⛅.

Poa Annua does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Poa Annua

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

When to repot Poa Annua

Nutrient needs for plant Poa Annua in Eugene, Oregon

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

November 22nd, 2021

The growing potential in Eugene is very low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to r…

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FAQs
Difficulty Level

Poa Annua 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!


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Care Summary for Poa Annua

Poa Annua

Poa Annua


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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