Plant Care Fern Leaf Buckthorn

Fern Leaf Buckthorn

About Fern Leaf Buckthorn

Fern Leaf Buckthorn is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Fern Leaf Buckthorn likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

Frangula alna
Frangula
Rhamnaceae
Rosales

How to care for Fern Leaf Buckthorn

Water

How often to water your Fern Leaf Buckthorn

Water needs for Fern Leaf Buckthorn
0.5 cups
every 9

Fern Leaf Buckthorn 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

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Fern Leaf Buckthorn in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Fern Leaf Buckthorn: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Fern Leaf Buckthorn love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Fern Leaf Buckthorn does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Fern Leaf Buckthorn in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Fern Leaf Buckthorn

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

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Care Summary for Fern Leaf Buckthorn

Fern Leaf Buckthorn

Fern Leaf Buckthorn


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft 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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