Plant Care pale yellow-eyed-grass

pale yellow-eyed-grass

About pale yellow-eyed-grass

pale yellow-eyed-grass is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is isn’t challenging to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

pale yellow-eyed-grass likes soil that is well draining.

pale yellow-eyed-grass belongs to the Sisyrinchium genus, and is native to Argentina and Chile.


Sisyrinchium striatum

Also known as

pale yellow-eyed-grass and satin flower

How to care for pale yellow-eyed-grass


How often to water your pale yellow-eyed-grass

Water needs for pale yellow-eyed-grass
0.5 cups
every 9

pale yellow-eyed-grass 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 pale yellow-eyed-grass

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 pale yellow-eyed-grass in your home

Light needs and placement for plant pale yellow-eyed-grass: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

pale yellow-eyed-grass love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

pale yellow-eyed-grass does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of pale yellow-eyed-grass in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize pale yellow-eyed-grass

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for pale yellow-eyed-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 pale yellow-eyed-grass after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

pale yellow-eyed-grass 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!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for pale yellow-eyed-grass

pale yellow-eyed-grass

pale yellow-eyed-grass

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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