Plant Care Plume Asparagus

Plume Asparagus

4.7 out of 5 (21 experiences)

Plume Asparagus has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Plume Asparagus has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Also known as

Emerald Fern, Lace Fern, Racemose Asparagus, Asparagus Fern, Foxtail Fern and Asparagus myriocladus


Asparagus densiflorus

How to care for Plume Asparagus


How often to water your Plume Asparagus

Water needs for Plume Asparagus
0.5 cups
every 9

Plume Asparagus 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.

Calculate water needs of Plume Asparagus

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Plume Asparagus in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Plume Asparagus: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Plume Asparagus 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.

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How to fertilize Plume Asparagus

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

Difficulty Level

Plume Asparagus 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
Native Region
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors
Yellow Leaves

Care Summary for Plume Asparagus

Plume Asparagus

Plume Asparagus

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

Plume Asparagus has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 8
Plume Asparagus has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 7
Plume Asparagus has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 4
Plume Asparagus has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 3
Mom123 avatar
leaf-1 11 Plants
xp 376 XP
globe Salisbury, MD

Beautiful lacy feen. Lives and grows rapidly outside in warm climate.

Fast grower Fast grower
Untilsaturn avatar
leaf-1 14 Plants
xp 554 XP
globe Independence, MO

Another plant my stepmom propagated for me! we split her asparagus fern about a year ago and it has been happy with me ever since!

Fast grower Fast grower
Survivor Survivor
Vikkib avatar
leaf-1 20 Plants
xp 2,058 XP
globe League City, TX


Survivor Survivor
Calebsneath avatar
leaf-1 4 Plants
xp 90 XP

This plant grows so fast! Be wary that you may have to repot frequently though.

Fast grower Fast grower
Survivor Survivor

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