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 located in Westerville, Ohio.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
January 26th, 2023
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Westerville is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in deter…
January 28th, 2023
This month, Westerville is getting an average of 5.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 10.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.3 total hours of…
Stenotaphrum Secundatum love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Westerville, Ohio ⛅.
Stenotaphrum Secundatum does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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.