Plant Care Poa Pratensis

Poa Pratensis

Also known as

Smooth Meadowgrass, Smooth Meadowgrass, Spreading bluegrass, Kentucky bluegrass, Blue grass and Common meadow-grass


Poa pratensis

How to care for Poa Pratensis


How often to water your Poa Pratensis

Water needs for Poa Pratensis
0.5 cups
every 9

Poa Pratensis 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 Poa Pratensis

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.

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Finding light for Smooth Meadowgrass in your home

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

Poa Pratensis love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Poa Pratensis does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Poa Pratensis

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

Difficulty Level

Poa Pratensis can be challenging to care for, according to some plant parents. Check out the reviews down below to learn from their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Poa Pratensis

Poa Pratensis

Poa Pratensis

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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