Plant Care Alpine Coral Fern

Alpine Coral Fern


Gleichenia alpina

How to care for Alpine Coral Fern


How often to water your Alpine Coral Fern

Water needs for Alpine Coral Fern
0.5 cups
every 9

Alpine Coral 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.

Water 0.5 cups every

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Plant care guide for Alpine Coral Fern in Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon

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Finding light for Alpine Coral Fern in your home

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

Alpine Coral Fern may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Portland, Oregon ⛅.


How to fertilize Alpine Coral Fern

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

Care Summary for Alpine Coral Fern

Alpine Coral Fern

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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