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.

Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

Rhamnus Frangula
Rhamnus
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 located in Dallas, Texas.

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?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Fern Leaf Buckthorn in Dallas, Texas

Dallas, Texas

55% Medium

Growing Fern Leaf Buckthorn in Dallas right now

Light needs for plant Fern Leaf Buckthorn in Dallas, Texas

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 27th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Dallas is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determinin…

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Light needs for plant Fern Leaf Buckthorn in Dallas, Texas

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 23.5% ☀️

November 27th, 2021

Dallas is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Dallas is expected to decrease by 23.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.4 megajoules of energy per m2 per da…

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Light needs for plant Fern Leaf Buckthorn in Dallas, Texas

Daylight will decrease by 0.9 hours 📉

November 27th, 2021

This month, Dallas is getting an average of 9.1 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 8.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.9 total hours of daylig…

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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 🚫.

Dallas, Texas currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.

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.

When to repot Fern Leaf Buckthorn

Nutrient needs for plant Fern Leaf Buckthorn in Dallas, Texas

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

November 21st, 2021

The growing potential in Dallas is medium 👌.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot any …

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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 your location in Dallas, Texas, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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