best pot for a Boston fern? - Knowledgebase Question

Aurora, Il
Question by vshaw1118
February 9, 2011
I'll be repotting an older Boston fern soon (thanks to your advice). I forgot to ask if it would be ok to pot it one of the

Answer from NGA
February 9, 2011


A self watering pot should be fine for your Boston fern. If you decide to use a different pot, simply choose one that's bowl shaped - one that is short but wide - and with lots of drainage holes in the bottom. One that's 2-3 inches deeper and wider than the current pot should give your transplanted fern adequate room for root growth. Enjoy your Boston fern and your repotting project.

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