Plant Care Japanese Lace Fern

Japanese Lace Fern

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Japanese Lace Fern has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves

Also known as

Tassel Fern and Korean Tassel Fern


Polystichum polyblepharum

How to care for Japanese Lace Fern


How often to water your Japanese Lace Fern

Water needs for Japanese Lace Fern
0.5 cups
every 9

Japanese Lace 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 Japanese Lace Fern

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Japanese Lace Fern in your home

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

Japanese Lace 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 Lace Fern does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Japanese Lace Fern

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

Difficulty Level

Japanese Lace Fern is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

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Care Summary for Japanese Lace Fern

Japanese Lace Fern

Japanese Lace Fern

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.

What other plant parents say

Japanese Lace Fern has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
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globe Portland, Oregon

thrives in oregon in bright indirect light! leaves are shiny and look very healthy! she’s growing great :) <3

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