Plant Care Golden Leather Fern

Golden Leather Fern

4.5 out of 5 (2 experiences)

Golden Leather Fern has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Golden Leather Fern has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily

Also known as

Swamp fern and Mangrove fern

Taxonomy

Acrostichum aureum
Acrostichum
Pteridaceae
Polypodiales

How to care for Golden Leather Fern

Water

How often to water your Golden Leather Fern

Water needs for Golden Leather Fern
0.5 cups
every 9

Golden Leather Fern 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 Golden Leather Fern

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 Golden Leather Fern: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Golden Leather Fern can tolerate being far from a window and light source.

Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Golden Leather Fern in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Golden Leather Fern

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

FAQs
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Sunlight Needs
Toxicity
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Care Summary for Golden Leather Fern

Golden Leather Fern

Golden Leather Fern


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 6ft 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

Golden Leather Fern has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
Golden Leather Fern has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Golden Leather Fern has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Golden Leather Fern has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
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@Owenwist
leaf-1 29 Plants
xp 684 XP
globe Deposit, NY
08/11/2021

Super pretty and simple

Blooms easily Blooms easily
Survivor Survivor

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