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Boston Fern 6.5 Hanging Basket

Boston Fern 6.5 Hanging Basket

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The Boston fern (Nephrolepis exaltata), also known as the sword fern. The foliage of this fern remains evergreen. Its sword-shaped, blue-green fronds with many tiny leaflets are erect and arch as they grow larger. Like several other fern species, the Boston fern is a fairly slow grower.
Boston ferns do best in bright, indirect light.

High humidity is critical for Boston ferns. They thrive in humidity levels above 80 percent. To raise the humidity around your fern, set it on a tray filled with water and pebbles. Also, regularly mist the plant. To successfully grow Boston ferns, it is key to keep the soil lightly moist (but not soggy) at all times. If the soil begins to dry out

These ferns like organically rich, loamy soil with good drainage. Poorly drained soil can cause root rot and ultimately kill the plant. For container Boston fern plants, use a peat-based potting mix.

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