Plant Care Digit Fern

Digit Fern

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Hemionitis doryopteris

How to care for Digit Fern


How often to water your Digit Fern

Water needs for Digit Fern
0.5 cups
every 9

Digit 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 Digit Fern

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 Digit Fern in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Digit Fern: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Digit Fern 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.

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


How to fertilize Digit Fern

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

Water Needs
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Care Summary for Digit Fern

Digit Fern

Digit Fern

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.

What other plant parents say

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Digit Fern has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
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If you’re not on top of its water intake, it quickly starts to fade. Put it somewhere you’ll remember to water it.

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