Plant Care Blue Pigroot

Blue Pigroot

Also known as

blue pigroot and striped rush-leaf


Sisyrinchium micranthum

How to care for Blue Pigroot


How often to water your Blue Pigroot

Water needs for Blue Pigroot
0.5 cups
every 9

Blue Pigroot 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.

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 Blue Pigroot in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Blue Pigroot: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Blue Pigroot love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Blue Pigroot does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Blue Pigroot

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Blue Pigroot

Blue Pigroot

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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