These classic ferns are perfect for a sunny bathroom or kitchen! They'll be happiest in bright indirect light, slightly higher humidity and should be watered when the top inch of soil has dried out.
Pot size: 35cm
Please note you may not receive the exact plant pictured, but one of a similar size and condition.
|Medium to bright indirect light but keep away from direct sun which can burn the delicate foliage.
||Bright indirect light if they are still actively growing.|
|Water when the top inch of soil is dry.
||Cut back on watering in the winter months.
|Prefers warmer temperatures and higher humidity.
||Try to avoid any drastic changes in temperature - keep away from cold draughts and central heating.|
|Feed once every couple of weeks throughout the growing season.||Do not feed in autumn and winter unless the plants is still actively growing.|
Common Name: Boston Fern
Scientific Name: Nephrolepsis exaltata
Origin: Central & South America
Toxicity: Non-toxic to humans and animals.
Soil: Standard potting soil mixed with perlite, or equivalent, for good drainage.
Repotting: It's best to repot at the beginning of Spring when the plant has become rootbound - once every two years or so.
Propagation: These plants can be propagated by root division when repotting the mother plant.
Common problems: Yellowing foliage can be caused by inconsistent watering and low humidity.
Care Tips: Place these on a tray of pebbles and water to increase humidity!
Fun Fact: Ferns are one of the only plants that cannot flower!
Other varieties: Birds Nest Fern, Asparagus Fern, Foxtail Fern
Please note these are general guidelines based on our experience with these plants - care should be altered based on individual home environments.