Plant Care Common Yelloweyed Grass

Common Yelloweyed Grass

Also known as

slender yelloweyed grass


Xyris torta

How to care for Common Yelloweyed Grass


How often to water your Common Yelloweyed Grass

Water needs for Common Yelloweyed Grass
0.5 cups
every 9

Common Yelloweyed Grass needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Common Yelloweyed Grass in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Common Yelloweyed Grass: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Common Yelloweyed Grass 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 Common Yelloweyed Grass

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

Care Summary for Common Yelloweyed Grass

Common Yelloweyed Grass

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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