Plant Care Prairie Wedgescale

Prairie Wedgescale

Also known as

prairie grass, prairie wedge grass, wedge grass and prairie wedgegrass


Sphenopholis obtusata

How to care for Prairie Wedgescale


How often to water your Prairie Wedgescale

Water needs for Prairie Wedgescale
0.5 cups
every 9

Prairie Wedgescale 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

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Finding light for Prairie Wedgescale in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Prairie Wedgescale: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Prairie Wedgescale may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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How to fertilize Prairie Wedgescale

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

Care Summary for Prairie Wedgescale

Prairie Wedgescale

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft 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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