Ferns are found throughout the world. There are many species of fern which have varied leaves, texture, color etc. Some are able to grow straight and some are spreaders which spread on the ground. These plants are mostly green in color and have very attractive foliage. The ferns are called by various names all across and are one variety which is loved and adapted by all. They can be kept in pots or kept in the hanging baskets. Either way, they look very nice. Most of them do not bear any flowers or fruits. They have very attractive foliage and make it a very good house plant and desk plant. Caring for ferns is easy. A shade loving plant species which loves indoors and good moisture conditions.
|Pot size||5 inches|
|Plant height||0.5 feet|
|Plant spread||0.5 feet|
Plant care best practices
Ferns are shade loving plants. When they are brought home, they need to be kept in the shade. Direct sunlight can harm them. Too much of a cold or too much of a high temperature can also harm them. The best way is to keep them in a cool place in indirect diffused sunlight. They are also moisture loving plants and they need to be kept moist. Regular watering of the ferms is needed. Too much delay in between the watering can harm the plant. Also, overwatering can harm the plants. Keeping the soil moist is the best way to keep them growing. Fertilizers during the growing season are good. Once every month, fertilization is needed.
Once received, open the box and water the plant slightly. Keep it in an airy place. Do repotting after a few days.
Indirect bright light
Planting medium needs
Organic soil which is well drained.
Water when the soil is dry. Water to keep the soil moist.
Once a month with organic fertilizers.
Root rot : Overwatering is the cause. The leaves will turn brown. Keep the water in check
Insects and pests : When grown outside, the insects and pests will attack. Use neem oil or organic pesticides for control.
They have been around for over 300 million years on earth