Black Tree Fern
Also known as
Cyathea medullaris, Mamaku, Katātā, Kōrau and Pītau
How to care for Black Tree Fern
Black Tree Fern needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Black Tree Fern love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Black Tree Fern does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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 Black Tree Fern after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.