Boston Fern, Nephrolepis exaltata – Hanging Fern
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SKU: CMP162 Categories: Plants - Delivery Bangalore, Hanging Plants, Plants for Balcony, Vertical Garden Tags: final, newformat
The Boston Fern Plant is a native plant of the tropical regions of the world.
Your Boston Fern Plant is a NASA Certified Air-Purifying plant that effectively removes benzene, formaldehyde, carbon monoxide, and various harmful VOCs from your home.
Fern is also believed to be a lucky plant that invites luck and good health to its owner's house.
Your Nephrolepis exaltata Plant can grow up to 35 inches tall when grown indoors.
The Boston Fern Plant prefers bright indirect sunlight to maintain the color of its foliage. However, you must protect it from the afternoon direct sunlight as it can scorch the leaves of the plant.
Your Plant requires a temperature of no less than 7 C or their health may start to decline. Hence, you must keep your plant indoors during the winter season.
Water your Boston Fern Plant only when the 2 inches of the topsoil is dry to touch. You must water them every day during the summers and once every 3 days during the winters.
Your Plant prefers a high humidity environment and hence, you should consider keeping them in your bathroom or kitchen areas or misting them regularly. You can also place them around other plants too to maintain the humidity level.
Your Nephrolepis exaltata Plant grows well in any soil type. However, for the best results, you can consider using loamy soil with a lot of organic matter to promote plant growth.
The Boston Fern Plant is not a heavy feeder but regular feeding will boost their growth. You can use a liquid fertilizer with a 20-10-20 NPK Ratio for your plant to fertilize them once every month in the summer season.
However, during the winter season, you must withhold any fertilizer use as it is the natural resting period for your plants.
Your Boston Fern Plant is considered to be non-toxic for pets and humans.
You should prune your Boston Fern Plant once every month by removing the dead leaves and dry leaves from the plant. This will help the plant to become bushy.
You should do repotting of your plant once every year in a pot that is longer than a size bigger than the current pot to help your plant grow the best during the spring or summer season. You must use a new potting mix for your plant then.
The Boston Fern Plant leaves turning brown: It is an indication of less watering or drought-like situations- Water your plant every day during the summer season when the top 2 inches of the soil is dry t touch.
The Boston Fern Plant leaves tips turning yellow: This is caused due to low humidity around the plant- Keep your plant indoors during hot weather and mist them to maintain the humidity level to at least 60%.
Boston Fern Plant, also known as Nephrolepis exaltata plant, is a tropical species of fern that is immensely popular around the world. It is an easy to care plant that can flourish with little love from you. It is an evergreen plant with bright green foliages that makes them one of the best office plants and houseplants. It is a slow-growing plant.