The fishtail fern is a shade-loving plant. It is an excellent hanging basket plant and it does well outdoors too.

    What makes it special:
  • Beautiful addition to interior space
  • Air purifier plant.
  • Shade loving plant

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Fish Tail Fern Plant
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5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Description for Fish Tail Fern

Plant height: 5 - 9 inches (12 - 23 cm)
Plant spread: 4 - 8 inches (10 - 21 cm)

Fishtail palm is a fast-growing feather palm that makes a beautiful addition to the landscape. It has a gray trunk (grows to about 30 ) that is covered by regularly spaced leaf scar rings.
This large fern variety has fronds up to 3 feet long that are less petulant and lighter green color than the parent species. Its pinnae (leaflets) tips are once or twice forked like a fish’s tail giving an unusual appearance.

Common name(s): Fishtail Palm, Jaggery Palm, Toddy Palm, Wine Palm
Flower colours: NA
Bloom time: NA
Max reachable height: Up to 3 feet
Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow

Planting and care

Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:

  • Allow your plants to settle to your location first after receiving it.
  • Do not overwater them suddenly.
  • Check the moisture in the soil. If it is too dry then apply water gently.
  • Keep the plant in indirect bright light. Gradually move it to more bright location.
  • Do not re-pot immediately after receiving it.

  • Key requirements to keep plant healthy:

    Sunlight: Indirect bright light or Morning sunlight atleast 3 to 4 hours
    Soil: well-drained soil
    Water: Medium
    Temperature: 25 to 40 degrees Celsius
    Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer

    Caring for Fish Tail Fern


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      Sunlight:
    • Keep the plant in indirect bright sunlight or partial sunlight area.
    • The fish tail fern survives in the outer as well as in the indoor condition, just protect from the harsh sunlight.

    • Soil:
    • Use nutrient rich, well drained, well aereted, and porous potting mix.

    • Watering:
    • Water a plant when the topsoil in pot (5 to 8 cm) feels dry to touch.
    • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering for the winter & rainy season.
    • Try to water the plants in the morning around 8-10 am.

    • Application of Fertilizer:
    • Apply fertilize a plant mostly in the spring and early monsoon season.
    • Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots to the plant can easily uptake the nutrients and moisture.

    • Re-potting:
    • When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
    • Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days then move the plant to its required light condition.

    • For re-potting procedure click here
      Plant Protection:
    • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts.
    • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.

    Typical uses of Fish Tail Fern

    Special features: This plant has a leaf shape that resembles the lower fin of a fish.

    Culinary use: NA

    Ornamental use: It makes an excellent hanging as well as a pot plant.

    Medicinal use: NA

    References

    • https://gardendiary.info/2015/09/28/fish-tail-fern/
    • https://www.greengardeningcookingcuring.com/Ferns.html
    • http://www.casaflora.com/plant/fishtail/