4.6 out of 5 (31 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 …
This is my absolute favorite plant. It is an extreme survivor. It grows extremely fast. The leaves are adorable and it is a beautiful addition to any home. My fern got spider mites and ended up destr…
Very easy plant to keep! Water once a week and Mist every 3 days. I love the appearance! It Looks like it should be in a miniature forest! Even though it’s really soft and nice to touch, you SHOULD N…
When healthy has fluffy green leaves but if left in direct sunlight for too long they’ll crisp up and look like it’s dead:( thankfully easy fix with water and plant food, true survivor & puts out new…
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…
Very easy to care for. It doesn't require long hours of light, preferably west side window. Watering is pretty straightforward as well. As long as the soul is moist and not dry, Harry will be happy.
a no problem plant, always looking great and growing and very easy to take care of. whenever my other plants are lacking nutrients this plant is always still looking fantastic
For a 5-6 in plant, I left it unwatered for about 2-3 weeks and it looked like I wouldn’t be able to revive it, but it took a few months for it to look like nothing happened!
this plant was tricky at first, but once i repotted and did more research, it’s growth took off. simple once you understand the basics
He lost a limb today due to yellowing but he’s a pretty color. Drops needles like crazy.
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 located in Saint Paul, MN.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
June 15th, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Saint Paul is currently very high 📈. The plant growth potential in your area is currently at its peak! 🌿
The availability of high quality sunli…
June 15th, 2021
Saint Paul is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Saint Paul is expected to increase by 9.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 21.2 megajoules of energy per…
June 15th, 2021
This month, Saint Paul is getting an average of 11.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 6.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 15.4 total hours of …
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 during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Saint Paul, MN ☀️.️
This is a great time to watch your Asparagus Fern thrive 🌿!
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.
June 10th, 2021
The growing potential in Saint Paul is high 📈.
It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot an…