Plant Care Bua Chaek

Bua Chaek

Also known as

Dipteris horsfieldii, Drynaria horsfieldii, Phymatodes conjugata, Polypodium dipteris and Polypodium horsfieldii


Dipteris conjugata

How to care for Bua Chaek


How often to water your Bua Chaek

Water needs for Bua Chaek
0.5 cups
every 9

Bua Chaek 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.

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 Bua Chaek in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bua Chaek: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Bua Chaek 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 Bua Chaek

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

Care Summary for Bua Chaek

Bua Chaek

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 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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