Welcome to the quick plant care guide for Emerald Fern.
This care guide covers the essential elements for keeping your new plant healthy and strong, including watering, feeding, ideal light conditions and any other relevant tips. Our guides may receive additional information over time, so be sure to visit again in the future!
Ease of care - Moderate
Not pet friendly
Minimum lighting requirements - Moderate, indirect light
Water when top 3-4cm of soil becomes dry.
Feed every 4 weeks from spring to early autumn with a nitrogen based fertiliser.
If the leaves turn yellow it is likely to be due to overwatering or not enough sunlight. If you experience excessive leaf drop it is likely to be because your Emerald Fern is getting too much sunlight, or has dry soil. Try moving it to a shadier spot and giving it a thorough water.