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|1||Nephrolepis exaltata bosteniensis, Boston Fern - Plant|
|2||6 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)|
About Nephrolepis exaltata bosteniensis
Nephrolepis exaltata, known as the sword fern or Boston fern, is a species of fern in the family Lomariopsidaceae. The Boston fern is one of the most well-known ferns and admired for its desirable traits as a houseplant.
Boston ferns are typically attractive, with long, graceful fronds bedecked with tiny leaves. It is a relatively tough fern, with a higher tolerance for light than other species, and as far as ferns go, they are more tolerant of dry conditions and easy to propagate.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Sword fern, Boston fern, Boston swordfern, Wild Boston fern, Boston Fern, Boston Blue Bell Fern, Tuber ladder fern, and Fishbone fern|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||Up to 1 meter|
|Bloom Time ||Non-flowering|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy|
Planting and care
Keep the plant in Natural indirect/Artificial bright light area. Soil The soil should be well drained and fertile, rich in organic content. Watering Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Apply 4 cup (Approx. 200 ml) water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch. Apply water probably in the morning or evening time. Do not overwater the plant. As a rule of thumb, water the plant thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season. Application of Fertilizer Before the application of fertilizer loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture.
During the main growing season feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month. Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer. Plant Protection Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants. For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment. Don'ts Do not over water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes. Do not expose plant to direct sunlight.
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Nephrolepis exaltata bosteniensis care
Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location: Keep the plant in Natural indirect bright Light. Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. apply 4 cup (Approx. 200 ml) water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch. Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it. Key requirements to keep plant healthy:
|Sunlight ||Natural indirect /artificial bright light.|
|Watering ||Apply 4 cup (Approx. 200 ml) water when the topsoil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.|
|Soil ||Soil should be well-drained and fertile, rich in organic content.|
|Temperature ||15 to 27 degrees Celsius|
|Fertilizer ||Apply organic fertilizer once a month.|
Nephrolepis exaltata bosteniensis special feature
The NASA Clean Air Study determined that this plant was effective at removing common household air toxins formaldehyde and xylene.
Nephrolepis exaltata bosteniensis uses
- It can also be grown on hanging basket
Frequently Asked Questions
When to plant fern bulbs?
You can plant fern bulbs in the spring and summer season for better result.
Do fern plants need sunlight?
Ferns need indirect natural/artificial bright light. In case of direct sunlight the leaves may get burnt.
Can fern plants be outside?
Yes, you can plant fern outside in your garden at shady location where indirect natural/artificial bright light is available.
Will ferns grow in full shade?
Yes, ferns can grow in full shade, wherever indirect natural/artificial bright light are available.
Are fern plants poisonous?
No, all ferns are not poisonous but spore of some ferns plants are poisonous if they are ingested.
Will ferns grow in sandy soil?
Yes, they can grow in sandy soil. Make sure the growing medium is not dried out for long time.
What does a fern plant look like?
It depends on the species of ferns plants but most of the ferns have some similar character like the leaves of ferns are called fronds and they all have different sizes, shapes and textures. There are the tiny, soft fronds of maidenhair ferns, the fronds of many ferns begin as small, curled balls as they grow, they change shape and start to look like the neck of a violin. All ferns have spores that look like small dots on the undersides of the fronds.
How to plant fern bulbs?
You can easily plant fern bulbs Firstly loosen the soil to a depth of 10-15 cm, dig a small hole deep enough for the bulb size and position the bulbs inside it. Cover the bulb with soil and water well and keep under shade area.
Do fern plants need a lot of water?
No ferns doesn't need lot of water like other plants Just apply water in alternate day and keep the soil moist. Do not let the soil dry out for long time.
Can fern grow indoors?
Yes, you can grow Fern indoors wherever indirect natural/artificial bright light is available. Also Ferns require more humidity.
How to revive the fern plant?
Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants, and water it when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment. Avoid it from harsh sunlight and keep it in shade location. Apply any balanced organic fertilizer and apply water immediately after fertilizer application.
When to repot the fern plant?
You can repot your fern plants if you seen these signs, If the plants overgrown in the current pot. If roots are growing through the drainage hole at the bottom of the planter. If roots are pushing the plant up, out of the planter. If plant is growing slower than normal (different than dormant). If plant is extremely top heavy, and falls over easily.
How to grow fern plants?
You can grow your fern plants very easily,
Select the container in which you want to grow it and then fill it with garden mix and then plant your fern in container and water it immediately. Keep it in indirect natural/artificial bright light. Apply any balanced organic fertilizer once a month. Do not over water.
Can fern plants survive winter?
Yes, fern plants survive in winter, in case of severe winter kept them at warm location with a mulch covering near the root zone in order to keep it warm.
What are fern plants good for?
Ferns are recommended as low maintenance houseplants.
They are good as mass of lush green foliage, some ferns are best known for air purifying houseplants. This evergreen plant not only helps to rid the home of harmful toxins it improves humidity by helping to restore moisture to the air naturally too.
When to plant fern?
It is always better to plant fern in the month of February to June.
How to propagate fern plant?
You can propagate ferns from different methods like, from spores, from bulbs, by splitting near root-ball etc.
Can fern grow in water?
Fern can grow in water, if they are trained to grow it from its initial stage, better to pour some water on top of the pebbles, as the water evaporates, the humidity will help the fern to grow.
Where to plant fern?
You can plant your fern in any shady location where indirect natural/artificial bright are available.
Why is my fern plant leaves turning brown?
The browning of fern leaf is mainly due to over-watering, under watering and exposure to dry air.
Where do fern plants grow?
Ferns plants grow in different places like moist places, shady forests, crevices in rock faces, particularly when sheltered from the full sun, acid wetlands including bogs and swamps etc. In House grow them to decorate living room corners etc.
Tuesday, 17 March 2020
VERY nice im so Happy for this plant
Tuesday, 03 March 2020
?What if i keep this plant in the office where it is AC? Will it survive there?
Friday, 21 February 2020
Wow nice plants in good condition delivered..?
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