Plant Care Electric Fern

Electric Fern

Taxonomy

Selaginella longipinna
Selaginella
Selaginellaceae
Selaginellales

How to care for Electric Fern

Water

How often to water your Electric Fern

Water needs for Electric Fern
0.5 cups
every 9

Electric Fern needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Tallahassee, Florida.

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 Electric Fern

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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

Plant care guide for Electric Fern in Tallahassee, Florida

Tallahassee, Florida

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Growing Electric Fern in Tallahassee right now

Light needs for plant Electric Fern in Tallahassee, Florida

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

January 18th, 2022

Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Tallahassee is currently medium 👌.

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

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Light needs for plant Electric Fern in Tallahassee, Florida

Sunlight will increase by 14.5% ☀️

January 17th, 2022

Tallahassee is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Tallahassee is expected to increase by 14.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.9 megajoules of energy …

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Light needs for plant Electric Fern in Tallahassee, Florida

Daylight will increase by 0.4 hours 📈

January 15th, 2022

This month, Tallahassee is getting an average of 7.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 3.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.5 total hours of …

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Finding light for Electric Fern in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Electric Fern: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Electric Fern may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Tallahassee, Florida ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Electric Fern

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

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Care Summary for Electric Fern

Electric Fern

Electric Fern


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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