Plant Care Bulrush

Bulrush

Also known as

bulrush and cumbungi

Taxonomy

Typha orientalis
Typha
Typhaceae
Poales

How to care for Bulrush

Water

How often to water your Bulrush

Water needs for Bulrush
0.5 cups
every 9

Bulrush needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Phoenix, Arizona.

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

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Bulrush in Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix, Arizona

58% Medium

Finding light for Bulrush in your home

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

Bulrush love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Bulrush does not tolerate low light 🚫.

Phoenix, Arizona currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Bulrush

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

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Care Summary for Bulrush

Bulrush


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Phoenix, Arizona, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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