Plant Care Coastal Woodfern

Coastal Woodfern


Dryopteris arguta

How to care for Coastal Woodfern


How often to water your Coastal Woodfern

Water needs for Coastal Woodfern
0.5 cups
every 9

Coastal Woodfern 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 Coastal Woodfern in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Coastal Woodfern: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Coastal Woodfern love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Coastal Woodfern does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Coastal Woodfern

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Coastal Woodfern

Coastal Woodfern

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.

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