Plant Care Maidenhair Spleenwort

Maidenhair Spleenwort

Also known as

Brightgreen spleenwort, Brightgreen spleenwort, Dense spleenwort, Sleziník červený and Maidenhair spleenwort

Taxonomy

Asplenium trichomanes
Asplenium
Aspleniaceae
Polypodiales

How to care for Maidenhair Spleenwort

Water

How often to water your Maidenhair Spleenwort

Water needs for Maidenhair Spleenwort
0.5 cups
every 7

Maidenhair Spleenwort needs 0.5 cups of water every 7 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 Maidenhair Spleenwort

Water 0.5 cups every
7

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Brightgreen spleenwort in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Maidenhair Spleenwort: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Maidenhair Spleenwort may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Maidenhair Spleenwort

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Maidenhair Spleenwort is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Care Summary for Maidenhair Spleenwort

Maidenhair Spleenwort

Maidenhair Spleenwort


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 7 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

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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