Plant Care Japanese Holly Fern

Japanese Holly Fern

Also known as

족제비고사리

Taxonomy

Dryopteris varia
Dryopteris
Dryopteridaceae
Polypodiales

How to care for Japanese Holly Fern

Water

How often to water your Japanese Holly Fern

Water needs for Japanese Holly Fern
0.5 cups
every 9

Japanese Holly 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 Jacksonville, Florida.

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 Japanese Holly Fern

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Japanese Holly Fern in Jacksonville, Florida

Jacksonville, Florida

58% Medium

Finding light for Japanese Holly Fern in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Japanese Holly Fern: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Japanese Holly Fern love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Japanese Holly Fern does not tolerate low light 🚫.

Jacksonville, Florida currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Japanese Holly Fern

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

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Care Summary for Japanese Holly Fern

Japanese Holly Fern

Japanese Holly Fern


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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