Plant Care Appalachian polypody

Appalachian polypody

Also known as

Appalachian polypody and Appalachian rockcap fern

Taxonomy

Polypodium appalachianum
Polypodium
Polypodiaceae
Polypodiales

How to care for Appalachian polypody

Water

How often to water your Appalachian polypody

Water needs for Appalachian polypody
0.5 cups
every 9

Appalachian polypody 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
9

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Appalachian polypody in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Appalachian polypody: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Appalachian polypody 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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Nutrients

How to fertilize Appalachian polypody

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

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Care Summary for Appalachian polypody

Appalachian polypody


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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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