Plant Care Asian Swordfern

Asian Swordfern

Also known as

Asian Sword Fern

Taxonomy

Nephrolepis brownii
Nephrolepis
Nephrolepidaceae
Polypodiales

How to care for Asian Swordfern

Water

How often to water your Asian Swordfern

Water needs for Asian Swordfern
0.5 cups
every 7

Asian Swordfern 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.

Water 0.5 cups every
7

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Asian Swordfern in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Asian Swordfern: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Asian Swordfern 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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Nutrients

How to fertilize Asian Swordfern

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

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Care Summary for Asian Swordfern

Asian Swordfern


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 7 days

Placement

< 6ft 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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