Plant Care Acrostichum Aureum
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Acrostichum Aureum

4.5 out of 5 (2 experiences)

Acrostichum Aureum has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Acrostichum Aureum has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily

Also known as

Golden leather fern, Golden leather fern, Swamp fern and Mangrove fern

Taxonomy

Acrostichum aureum
Acrostichum
Pteridaceae
Polypodiales

How to care for Acrostichum Aureum

Water

How often to water your Acrostichum Aureum

Water needs for Acrostichum Aureum
0.5 cups
every 9

Acrostichum Aureum 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.

Calculate water needs of Acrostichum Aureum

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 Golden leather fern in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Acrostichum Aureum: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Acrostichum Aureum 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.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Acrostichum Aureum in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Acrostichum Aureum

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

Care Summary for Acrostichum Aureum

Acrostichum Aureum

Acrostichum Aureum


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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.

What other plant parents say

Acrostichum Aureum has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
Acrostichum Aureum has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Acrostichum Aureum has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Acrostichum Aureum has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
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leaf-1 29 Plants
xp 684 XP
globe Deposit, New York
08/11/2021

Super pretty and simple

Blooms easily Blooms easily
Survivor Survivor

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