birds nest fern - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by dliebert
July 30, 2010
I bought a birds nest fern,it is starting to look limp & the leaves or turning a pale green. it is facing a west window, with very little light,& no sun. Hope you can help save it!! THANK'S


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Answer from NGA
July 30, 2010
Pale green and limp foliage usually indicates overwatering so you'll want to be careful with your watering. Bird's nest fern likes slightly moist soil but if you keep the soil too wet it can suffocate the roots. Water thoroughly but then let the top half inch of soil to dry out before watering again. I hope the plant recovers for you!

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