Plant Care Chrissy Fern

Chrissy Fern

Reviewed by: | Last Updated: 02/25/2022

5.0 out of 5 (2 experiences)

Chrissy Fern has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Also known as

Bird's Nest Fern Crissie and Crissie Fern


Asplenium 'Crissie'

How to care for Chrissy Fern


How often to water your Chrissy Fern

Water needs for Chrissy Fern
0.5 cups
every 7

Chrissy Fern 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.

Calculate water needs of Chrissy Fern

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Chrissy Fern in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Chrissy Fern: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Chrissy Fern 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 💪.

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


How to fertilize Chrissy Fern

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

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Care Summary for Chrissy Fern

Chrissy Fern

Chrissy Fern

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.

What other plant parents say

Chrissy Fern has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
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This guy has almost doubled in size in 6 weeks. It always looks healthy. The leaves last a long time. I must her daily.

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