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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SrNoItem name
1Fish Tail Fern - Plant
25 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Fish Tail Fern

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.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height12 inch (30 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Fishtail Palm, Jaggery Palm, Toddy Palm, Wine Palm
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 3 feet
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care


Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.

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.
  • Fish Tail Fern 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
    Watering Medium
    Soil well-drained soil
    Temperature 25 to 40 degrees Celsius
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Fish Tail Fern special feature

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

    Fish Tail Fern uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • It makes an excellent hanging as well as a pot plant

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Fish Tail Fern ?

    Fish Tail Fern is commonly known as Fishtail Palm, Jaggery Palm, Toddy Palm, Wine Palm

    How tall do Fish Tail Fern grow?

    On average Fish Tail Fern grows Up to 3 feet

    How hard is Fish Tail Fern to grow?

    A Fish Tail Fern is Easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Fish Tail Fern need?

    A Fish Tail Fern prefers Indirect bright light or Morning sunlight atleast 3 to 4 hours

    How much water does a Fish Tail Fern need?

    A Fish Tail Fern prefers watering Medium

    What kind of soil does a Fish Tail Fern need?

    A Fish Tail Fern prefers well-drained soil

    What temperature does a Fish Tail Fern like?

    A Fish Tail Fern prefers 25 to 40 degrees Celsius

    How often should I fertilize my Fish Tail Fern ?

    To encourage Fish Tail Fern growth, Apply any organic fertilizer



    Reviews

    Friday, 13 March 2020

    VERY nice im so Happy for this plant

    Joshi Prisy

    Monday, 02 March 2020

    I received product with very good quality. But its not as per there image.

    Aarti Dalvi

    Wednesday, 19 February 2020

    Pot seems to be really small. DO I have to shift the plan to the bigger pot as it starts growing in a few months?

    Ramakanth Kondur
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