Plant Care Parsley fern

Parsley fern

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Parsley fern has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Parsley fern has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves


Cryptogramma crispa

How to care for Parsley fern


How often to water your Parsley fern

Water needs for Parsley fern
0.5 cups
every 9

Parsley 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 Parsley 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 Parsley fern in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Parsley fern: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Parsley fern love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Parsley fern does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Parsley fern

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Parsley fern

Parsley fern

Parsley fern

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft 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

Parsley fern has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 3
Parsley fern has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Parsley fern has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
Lyndal avatar
leaf-1 26 Plants
xp 582 XP

Super low maintenance… just hangs out on my work desk planted in his dinosaur pot, looking all green and lovely, only wanting attention every now and then.

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Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Haveafrighten avatar
leaf-1 20 Plants
xp 544 XP

Needs a lot of water to grow, is super hardy without, though.

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Pet friendly Pet friendly
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leaf-1 46 Plants
xp 1,289 XP
globe Shellsburg, Iowa

So cute!

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