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About Christmas Fern
Christmas Fern is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that is easy to grow and needs lots of water to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.
Plant parents describe this plant as being a survivor and having large, lush leaves with only 83 being grown with Greg around the world. Check out the reviews below for more details!🌟
Christmas Fern likes soil that is good at retaining moisture. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.
Christmas Fern belongs to the Polystichum genus, and is native to Eastern Canada to Mexico.
Also known as
Christmas Dagger and Christmas Dagger Fern
How to care for Christmas Fern
Christmas 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.
Christmas Fern love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Christmas Fern does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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 Christmas Fern after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.