Plant Care Santa Rosa Fern

Santa Rosa Fern

Also known as

Aglaomorpha coronans, Drynaria conjugata, Drynaria esquirolii, Phymatodes coronans and Polypodium coronans


Drynaria coronans

How to care for Santa Rosa Fern


How often to water your Santa Rosa Fern

Water needs for Santa Rosa Fern
0.5 cups
every 9

Santa Rosa 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 Santa Rosa Fern

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Santa Rosa Fern in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Santa Rosa Fern: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Santa Rosa Fern 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 Santa Rosa Fern

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

Care Summary for Santa Rosa Fern

Santa Rosa Fern

Santa Rosa Fern

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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