Plant Care Swamp meadow-grass

Swamp meadow-grass

Also known as

Fowl bluegrass, Fowl meadowgrass, Swamp meadowgrass and Woodland bluegrass


Poa palustris

How to care for Swamp meadow-grass


How often to water your Swamp meadow-grass

Water needs for Swamp meadow-grass
0.5 cups
every 9

Swamp meadow-grass needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Sacramento, California.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

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 Swamp meadow-grass in Sacramento, California

Sacramento, California

52% Low

Growing Swamp meadow-grass in Sacramento right now

Light needs for plant Swamp meadow-grass in Sacramento, California

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 27th, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant Swamp meadow-grass in Sacramento, California

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 28.9% ☀️

November 27th, 2021

Sacramento is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Sacramento is expected to decrease by 28.9% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.2 megajoules of energy per m…

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Light needs for plant Swamp meadow-grass in Sacramento, California

Daylight will decrease by 1.1 hours 📉

November 27th, 2021

This month, Sacramento is getting an average of 10.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 10.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.3 total hours of …

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Finding light for Swamp meadow-grass in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Swamp meadow-grass: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Swamp meadow-grass 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 Sacramento, California ⛅.

Swamp meadow-grass does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Swamp meadow-grass

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Swamp meadow-grass: 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 Swamp meadow-grass after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Swamp meadow-grass

Nutrient needs for plant Swamp meadow-grass in Sacramento, California

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

November 27th, 2021

The growing potential in Sacramento is 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 re…

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Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Swamp meadow-grass

Swamp meadow-grass

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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