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 Eugene, Oregon.

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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Check the growing potential in your area

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 Eugene, Oregon

Eugene, Oregon

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Growing Maidenhair Spleenwort in Eugene right now

Light needs for plant Maidenhair Spleenwort in Eugene, Oregon

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

November 30th, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant Maidenhair Spleenwort in Eugene, Oregon

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 34.3% ☀️

December 1st, 2021

Eugene is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Eugene is expected to decrease by 34.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 5.9 megajoules of energy per m2 per da…

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Light needs for plant Maidenhair Spleenwort in Eugene, Oregon

Daylight will decrease by 1.3 hours 📉

November 29th, 2021

This month, Eugene is getting an average of 8.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 13.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 8.7 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 keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Eugene, Oregon ⛅.


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 Eugene, Oregon

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

November 28th, 2021

The growing potential in Eugene is very low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to r…

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

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