Christmas, Broad Beech, Maidenhair,
Stem Lady, Autumn, Bird's Nest,
Squirrel's Foot, Asparagus, Boston,
Keep moist from spring to fall,let top of soil
dry out in winter.
Add more organic matter to improve
water-holdingcapacity,but insure good
drainage.A pinch of CHARCOAL, will
keep soil from becoming sour.
A soil mix of one-third soil,one-third peat moss,
and one-third mix of equal parts sand,charcoal,
and coarse sand.Add one teaspoon of lime, per
quart of potting mix.
Mist BROAD-LEAVED foliage ferns, BUT NOT
the fluffy or fine foliage ferns, EXCEPT for
Most ferns need at least thirty percent humidity,
but do best in forty to fifty percent.This in a
temperature not over seventytwo degrees, and
out of drafts.
Use mist trays, saucers half-filled with small
gravel.Keep water level below grave line so plants
is not standing in water.Clean every two to three
months so they will not develop fungus or diseases.
Use one-quarter recommended strength fertilizer,
NEVER FERTILIZE when soil is dry, water first.
keep lightly damp.
Brown tips means not enough humidity.
Division every three years or so.
ASPARAGUS DENSIFLORUS SPRENGERL
Asparagus fern,Emerald fern,Emerald feather.
Bright filtered light.
Let dry a little then water.
Division every two to three years.
Bird's nest fern,Spleenwort,Shuttlecock.
Bright Filtered Light.
KEEP WATER FROM CENTER OF PLANT.
Use mist tray or mist often.
Semisunny to semishady.
Keep soil lightly damp at all times.
Mist often,or use mist tray.
Division or from plantlets.
NEPHROLEPIS EXALTATA 'BOSTONIENSIS'
Boston fern,Ladder fern,Sword fern.
NEPHROLEPIS EXALTATA'FLUFFY RUFFLES'
NEPHROLEPIS EXALTATA 'ROOSEVELTII"
Holly fern,Fishtail fern.
Keep soil lightly moist.
Rabbit's foot fern,Deer's foot fern,Ball fern.
Keep soil moist,never let dry out.
When soil is dry to touch.
Polypody,Hare's foot fern,Bear's paw fern,
Crisped blue fern.
POLYPODIUM AUREUM 'MANDAIANUM'
Manda's golden polypody.
Ribbon fern,Table fern.
Mist or use mist tray.
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