Boston Fern (Nephrolepis obliterata)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Fern
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 24 to 36 inches
Plant Spread: 24 to 36 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Pollution
Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic

Discussion Threads about this plant
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What type of fern do I have? by Brose88 Mar 25, 2019 11:57 AM 1
Florida Invasion of the Plant Kind by ScotTi May 20, 2018 1:13 PM 23
Fern Identification by ShayneChrist Oct 26, 2017 6:03 PM 7
Florida Ferns by plantladylin Jan 25, 2015 10:13 AM 31

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