About Irish spleenwort
Irish spleenwort is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs lots of water to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.
Irish spleenwort likes soil that is good at retaining moisture. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.
Also known as
Irish spleenwort and western black spleenwort
How to care for Irish spleenwort
Irish 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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Irish spleenwort 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 Irish spleenwort after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.