Plant Care Selaginella elmeri

Selaginella elmeri


Selaginella elmeri

How to care for Selaginella elmeri


How often to water your Selaginella elmeri

Water needs for Selaginella elmeri
0.5 cups
every 12

Selaginella elmeri needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 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 Selaginella elmeri

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for None in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Selaginella elmeri: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Selaginella elmeri can tolerate being far from a window and light source.

Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪.

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How to fertilize Selaginella elmeri

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

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Care Summary for Selaginella elmeri

Selaginella elmeri

Selaginella elmeri

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 6ft 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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