About Stenotaphrum Secundatum
St. Augustine Grass is a spreading turf grass native to the southeastern U.S.A. and South America. It is found in marshes, roadsides, and lawns. This plant is heat tolerant and mildly drought tolerant. It spreads by rhizomes and is sold by turf or plugs.
Also known as
St. Augustine Grass, St. Augustine Grass, Carpet grass, Buffalo turf, Buffalo grass and grass
How to care for Stenotaphrum Secundatum
Stenotaphrum Secundatum 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.
Stenotaphrum Secundatum love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Stenotaphrum Secundatum does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Stenotaphrum Secundatum in your home 🏡.
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 Stenotaphrum Secundatum after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.