Japanese Rush
Acorus gramineus 'Variegatus'

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept very moist, while during winter it should be kept moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Bog plant fertilizer (e.g. N5-P4-K6).
Mist requirements Mist every 5 days
Light preferences Prefers full sun
Temperature preference Prefers warm constant temperatures through the whole year (average around 22 °C).
pH range 5.5 - 6.5
Acidity preference loves acidic conditions
Toxicity not poisonous


Climate humid subtropical



Family Acoraceae


Growth form grass
Hardiness USDA 5 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -29°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • green
  • yellow
Leaf color
  • green
  • yellow