Plant Care Maidenhair Spleenwort

Maidenhair Spleenwort

Also known as

Maidenhair Spleenwort, Dense spleenwort, Sleziník červený and Maidenhair spleenwort


Asplenium trichomanes

How to care for Maidenhair Spleenwort


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

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Finding light for Maidenhair Spleenwort in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Maidenhair Spleenwort: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Maidenhair Spleenwort can tolerate being far from a window and light source.

Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪.

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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.

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:


0.5 cups every 7 days


< 6ft from a window


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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