4.8 out of 5 (4 experiences)
Also known as
common asparagus fern, asparagus grass, lace fern, climbing asparagus, or ferny asparagus and plumosa fern
What other plant parents say
This plant is fun! It grows in wacky ways. If you get an asparagus fern, do yourself a favor and put it in a south-facing window that can see blue skies (no buildings blocking the sky) or get a grow …
I selfishly have this one in my office on a windowsill that doesn’t get any direct sunlight. It’s surviving just fine, very tolerant of low light. I love it’s thin leaves, very peaceful looking pla…
He lost a limb today due to yellowing but he’s a pretty color. Drops needles like crazy.
Doesn’t love direct sun
How to care for Asparagus Fern
Asparagus Fern needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Asparagus 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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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 Asparagus Fern after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.