Plant Care Didymochlaena Truncatula

Didymochlaena Truncatula

Also known as

Mahogany Fern, Mahogany Fern and Tree Maidenhair Fern


Didymochlaena truncatula

How to care for Didymochlaena Truncatula


How often to water your Didymochlaena Truncatula

Water needs for Didymochlaena Truncatula
0.5 cups
every 7

Didymochlaena Truncatula 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 Didymochlaena Truncatula

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Mahogany Fern in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Didymochlaena Truncatula: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Didymochlaena Truncatula may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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How to fertilize Didymochlaena Truncatula

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

Care Summary for Didymochlaena Truncatula

Didymochlaena Truncatula

Didymochlaena Truncatula

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 7 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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