Plant Care Alpine Bulrush

Alpine Bulrush

Also known as

Alpine bulrush and cotton deergrass

Taxonomy

Trichophorum alpinum
Trichophorum
Cyperaceae
Poales

How to care for Alpine Bulrush

Water

How often to water your Alpine Bulrush

Water needs for Alpine Bulrush
0.5 cups
every 9

Alpine Bulrush 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
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Alpine Bulrush in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Alpine Bulrush: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Alpine Bulrush love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Alpine Bulrush does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Alpine Bulrush

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

FAQs
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Care Summary for Alpine Bulrush

Alpine Bulrush


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

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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