Nephrolepis exaltata ‘Bostoniensis’

Botanical Name: Nephroplepis exaltata ‘Bostoniensis’

Phonetic: Neff-roe-Lep-iss ex-al-TAH-tuh

Common Name(s): Boston Fern

Family: Nephrolepidaceae
Origin: Tropical regions throughout the world
Plant Type: Fern
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Simple
Number of Leaflets:
Leaf Color:
Fall Color: –
Texture: Coarse
Density: Dense
Bloom Season: Non-flowering
Flower Color(s): Non-flowering

Exposure: Part shade, bright indirect light, no direct sun
USDA: 10-12
Climate Zone(s): 
Growth Rate:               
Height: 2-3 Feet
Spread: 2-3 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium, prefers high humidity
Pest/Diseases: No serious problems, scale, mealybugs, white fly
Soil: Peaty soil-based mix

Features: Fern with an upright spreading habit, low maintenance, fronds arch gracefully when older
Uses: Indoor fern, hanging baskets

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