Plant Care Green Cliffbrake

Green Cliffbrake

Also known as

Allosorus adiantoides, Allosorus flavescens, Allosorus hastatus macrophylla, Cassebeera viridis, Cheilanthes hastata canonica, Cheilanthes hastata macrophylla, Cheilanthes hastata stenophylla, Cheilanthes macrophylla, Hemionitis flavescens, Hemionitis viridis, Pellaea adiantoides, Pellaea hastata, Pellaea hastata glauca, Pellaea hastata macrophylla, Pellaea hastata minor, Pellaea macrophylla, Pellaea viridis canonica, Pellaea viridis glauca, Pellaea viridis incisa, Pellaea viridis macrophylla, Pellaea viridis viridis, Platyloma adiantoides, Pteris hastata minor, Pteris hastifolia and Pteris viridis incisa


Cheilanthes viridis

How to care for Green Cliffbrake


How often to water your Green Cliffbrake

Water needs for Green Cliffbrake
0.5 cups
every 9

Green Cliffbrake 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.

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Green Cliffbrake in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Green Cliffbrake: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Green Cliffbrake 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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How to fertilize Green Cliffbrake

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

Care Summary for Green Cliffbrake

Green Cliffbrake

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.

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