An elegant fern with deeply divided, spreading bright-green fronds, decorated with tiny leaves and a fantastic fountain-like display. Ideal for hanging baskets where it can show-off its dropping habit, indoor containers, patios and verandahs. It prefers a protected spot inside with filtered light and a moist, shaded position outdoors. Easy to care for and maintain Boston ferns are more drought tolerant than other ferns.
Will thrive in doors or outdoors in a shaded area.
Thrives in medium to bright indirect light, but can tolerate low indirect light.
Water every 1-2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out half way down between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light. Do not water directly into the center of your fern, but instead, water around it.
Tolerates average indoor humidity. Prefers high humidity.
Average home temperature of 21c. If you’re comfortable, the Boston Fern is comfortable.
How often should I fertilize my plant?
- In general, house plants will thrive when they are fertilized spring through fall. Fertilize once a month with an organic houseplant fertilizer, following the package instructions for dilution and administration.
- We recommend : Plant Runner & We the Wild for a long lasting lush life.
Size refers to pot size, plant size may vary.
Decorative pots not included.
Plant varieties and quantities in store are dependent on market prices and availability.
We try to keep good availability of these plants at all times – however we only buy what looks good, strong and healthy when we go out shopping to our growers.
This ensures plants are healthy and robust when they come to live with you.
We keep a range of plants in stock that we know will perform for you, whatever your space, but please be patient with us if we don’t have everything in stock all of the time!