Plant Care Fernleaf Peony

Fernleaf Peony

Also known as

пион тонколистный, nazikyarpaq pion, півонія вузьколиста, степова півонія, теснолист божур /усколисни божур, тънкостен божур /танколисни божур, степен божур/степски божур and fern leaf peony


Paeonia tenuifolia

How to care for Fernleaf Peony


How often to water your Fernleaf Peony

Water needs for Fernleaf Peony
0.5 cups
every 9

Fernleaf Peony needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 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

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Finding light for Fernleaf Peony in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Fernleaf Peony: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Fernleaf Peony love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Fernleaf Peony does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Fernleaf Peony in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Fernleaf Peony

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

Difficulty Level

Fernleaf Peony is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Fernleaf Peony

Fernleaf Peony

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft 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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