The Green Lady Boston Fern is an elegant plant, sometimes called the Sword fern and closely related to the Boston Fern. It is clump forming with graceful, arching fronds with a ruffled appearance that is best displayed in a hanging basket or on a stand where it can cascade over the edge.
The Green Lady Boston Fern will not only bring an air of calm to your home, it is one of the best known plants for purifying the air and regulating humidity.
Light: Moderate light requirements, anywhere from bright, indirect sunlight to light shade.
Water: Keep the soil moist at all times. Water when the surface becomes slightly dry. Do not overwater and use lukewarm, soft water where possible.
Temperature: Average household temperatures 16-24°C, but no lower than 12°C. Avoid cold draughts.
Humidity: These ferns prefer higher humidity level and don't do well in dry air conditions. Do not place near radiators etc. Group with other plants in your kitchen or bathroom to help increase humidity levels.
Feed: Liquid fertiliser can be applied occasionally during the growing season. View Plant Nutrition
Care Tips: Nephrolepis may develop deep brown spores on the underside edges of the fronds. These are not pests, so don't panic.
Air Purifying: A top houseplant for purifying and filtering the air.
Height and Growth Rate: Ultimate height 1m. Fast growing.
Origin: North America.
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