Also known as
Man Fern and Australian Tree Fren
How to care for Australian Tree-Fern
How often to water your Australian Tree-Fern
Australian Tree-Fern needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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
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Finding light for Australian Tree-Fern in your home
Australian Tree-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 💪.
We wouldn’t recommend testing its limits during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania ⛅.
How to fertilize Australian Tree-Fern
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 Australian Tree-Fern after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
Australian Tree-Fern is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!
Australian Tree-Fern prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
Australian Tree-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 in your home 🏡.
Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.
If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.
Australian Tree-Fern grows vertically and new growth will emerge from the top of the plant.
USDA Hardiness Zone
Australian Tree-Fern can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 9a-10b. Find your local hardiness zone here.
Care Summary for Australian Tree-Fern
0.5 cups every 9 days
< 6ft from a window
Repot after 2x growth
Based on your location in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.