Plant Care Flying Spider-monkey Tree Fern

Flying Spider-monkey Tree Fern

Also known as

Alsophila boninsimensis, Alsophila confucii, Alsophila decipiens, Alsophila fauriei, Alsophila taiwaniana, Amphicosmia decipiens, Cyathea austrosinica, Cyathea boninsimensis, Cyathea confucii, Cyathea decipiens, Cyathea fauriei, Cyathea spinulosa, Cyathea taiwaniana, Hemitelia beddomei, Hemitelia boninsimensis and Hemitelia decipiens

Taxonomy

Alsophila spinulosa
Alsophila
Cyatheaceae
Cyatheales

How to care for Flying Spider-monkey Tree Fern

Water

How often to water your Flying Spider-monkey Tree Fern

Water needs for Flying Spider-monkey Tree Fern
0.5 cups
every 9

Flying Spider-monkey Tree 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.

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 Flying Spider-monkey Tree Fern in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Flying Spider-monkey Tree Fern: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Flying Spider-monkey Tree 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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Nutrients

How to fertilize Flying Spider-monkey Tree Fern

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Flying Spider-monkey Tree 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 Flying Spider-monkey Tree Fern after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Flying Spider-monkey Tree Fern

Flying Spider-monkey Tree Fern


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.

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