Plant Care Bronze Venus Fern

Bronze Venus Fern

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Bronze Venus Fern has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily
Bronze Venus Fern has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves

Also known as

Rough Maidenhair Fern, Rough Maidenhair Fern, Five-fingered jack, bronze venus fern, Rosey maidenhair and Rosy maidenhair


Adiantum hispidulum

How to care for Bronze Venus Fern


How often to water your Bronze Venus Fern

Water needs for Bronze Venus Fern
0.5 cups
every 9

Bronze Venus Fern needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 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.

Calculate water needs of Bronze Venus Fern

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Rough Maidenhair Fern in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bronze Venus Fern: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Bronze Venus 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.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Bronze Venus Fern in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Bronze Venus Fern

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

Difficulty Level

Bronze Venus Fern is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

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Care Summary for Bronze Venus Fern

Bronze Venus Fern

Bronze Venus Fern

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Bronze Venus Fern has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 3
Bronze Venus Fern has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Bronze Venus Fern has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Bronze Venus Fern has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Haveaniceday avatar
leaf-1 3 Plants
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it dies a lot, but is absolutely stunning

Browns easily Browns easily
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
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super hard to keep happy😭

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