Lemon Button Fern, Nephrolepis Cordifolia Duffii - Plant
Common name: Duffy Fern, Lemon Button Fern.
Bloom time: Non-flowering
Height: 2.00 to 3.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
The vining varieties require a support structure as some can get 15 feet tall. All plants prefer sun to light shade sites with well-draining and moderately fertile soil. Install the plant in the ground at the same level it was growing in the nursery pot. Most plants are grafted onto the common rootstock because of its superior hardiness.
Sunlight: Part shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Temprature: 60 ° F
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- Give them plenty of organic matter when planting and don’t crowd them.
- Wear sturdy gloves to protect your hands from prickly thorns.
- Have a hose or bucket of water and all your planting tools nearby.
- In its native habitat, it may grow to as much as 7’ tall.
- It is an easy and popular fern to grow indoors.
As an indoor fern, it is perhaps best for pedestals or hanging baskets. Locations in or near bathrooms or kitchens may have better humidity. Where winter hardy outdoors, it may be grown in groups or massed in shady areas, or it may be sited at the base of shrubs or around trees.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
No serious insect or disease problems. Scale, mealybugs, slugs and white fly may appear.
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