4.8 out of 5 (4 experiences)
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 53 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 located in Jacksonville, Florida.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
January 26th, 2023
Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Jacksonville is currently medium 👌.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in dete…
January 25th, 2023
Jacksonville is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Jacksonville is expected to increase by 20.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 11.8 megajoules of energ…
January 26th, 2023
This month, Jacksonville is getting an average of 7.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 6.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.8 total hours of…
Christmas Fern love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Jacksonville, Florida ⛅.
Christmas Fern does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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.