Plant Care Austroblechnum colensoi

Austroblechnum colensoi

Also known as

Austroblechnum colensoi, Colenso's hard fern, waterfall fern, peretao and Austroblechnum colensoi

Taxonomy

Blechnum colensoi
Blechnum
Blechnaceae
Polypodiales

How to care for Austroblechnum colensoi

Water

How often to water your Austroblechnum colensoi

Water needs for Austroblechnum colensoi
0.5 cups
every 7

Austroblechnum colensoi needs 0.5 cups of water every 7 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
7

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Austroblechnum colensoi in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Austroblechnum colensoi: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Austroblechnum colensoi 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 Austroblechnum colensoi

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

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Care Summary for Austroblechnum colensoi

Austroblechnum colensoi


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 7 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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