Plant Care Maidenhair Spleenwort

Maidenhair Spleenwort

Also known as

Brightgreen spleenwort, Brightgreen 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 located in Austin, Texas.

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

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 Maidenhair Spleenwort in Austin, Texas

Austin, Texas

57% Medium

Growing Maidenhair Spleenwort in Austin right now

Light needs for plant Maidenhair Spleenwort in Austin, Texas

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 1st, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Austin is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determinin…

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Light needs for plant Maidenhair Spleenwort in Austin, Texas

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 20.3% ☀️

November 30th, 2021

Austin is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Austin is expected to decrease by 20.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.0 megajoules of energy per m2 per d…

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Light needs for plant Maidenhair Spleenwort in Austin, Texas

Daylight will decrease by 0.7 hours 📉

December 1st, 2021

This month, Austin is getting an average of 9.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 6.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.1 total hours of dayli…

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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..️

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


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.

When to repot Maidenhair Spleenwort

Nutrient needs for plant Maidenhair Spleenwort in Austin, Texas

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

November 29th, 2021

The growing potential in Austin is medium 👌.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot any …

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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


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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