- Common Name(s):
- Boston fern, Bostonfern
A lush green fern commonly grown as a houseplant. Prefers bright, indirect light. Needs high humidy and soil moisture. Do not overwater to the point of sodden soil. Cut back on water in the winter when the plant goes dormant. Low maintainance plant. Does well to remove indoor air pollutants.
They produce spores on the underside of the leaves. These are dark brown to black dots that appear in a pattern. Do not mistake these for insect or disease damage. Scales or spidermites can be a problem if the air around the plant is too dry.
- 3 feet
- Graceful, green, fronds with a lacy look. Are attractive in hanging baskets.
NCCES plant id: 2906