Plant Care Bulbous Bluegrass

Bulbous Bluegrass

About Bulbous Bluegrass

Bulbous Bluegrass is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Bulbous Bluegrass likes soil that is well draining. You may want to supplement with a gentle, organic fertilizer throughout the peak growing season.


Poa bulbosa

Also known as

Bulbous bluegrass

How to care for Bulbous Bluegrass


How often to water your Bulbous Bluegrass

Water needs for Bulbous Bluegrass
0.5 cups
every 9

Bulbous Bluegrass 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 Bulbous Bluegrass

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Bulbous Bluegrass in your home

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

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

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

Bulbous Bluegrass does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Bulbous Bluegrass

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Bulbous Bluegrass

Bulbous Bluegrass

Bulbous Bluegrass

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


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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