Plant Care Drooping Spleenwort

Drooping Spleenwort

Also known as

Drooping spleenwort and Weeping spleenwort


Asplenium flaccidum

How to care for Drooping Spleenwort


How often to water your Drooping Spleenwort

Water needs for Drooping Spleenwort
0.5 cups
every 7

Drooping Spleenwort needs 0.5 cups of water every 7 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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Calculate water needs of Drooping Spleenwort

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Drooping Spleenwort in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Drooping Spleenwort: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Drooping Spleenwort 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 💪.

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How to fertilize Drooping Spleenwort

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

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Care Summary for Drooping Spleenwort

Drooping Spleenwort

Drooping Spleenwort

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 7 days


< 6ft 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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