Crested Wood Fern
About Crested Wood Fern
Crested Wood Fern is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is easy to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.
Crested Wood Fern likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.
Crested Wood Fern belongs to the Dryopteris genus, and is native to Europe to Central Siberia, Canada to the United States.
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How to care for Crested Wood Fern
Crested Wood 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 Portland, Oregon.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
December 6th, 2022
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Portland is currently very low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in det…
December 6th, 2022
Portland is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Portland is expected to decrease by 32.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 5.4 megajoules of energy per m2 pe…
December 7th, 2022
This month, Portland is getting an average of 8.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 11.6% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 8.5 total hours of day…
Crested Wood Fern love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Portland, Oregon ⛅.
Crested Wood Fern does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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 Crested Wood Fern after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
December 5th, 2022
The growing potential in Portland is very low 📉.
Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.
It's best to…