PLANT
LISTING
FERNS




Christmas, Broad Beech, Maidenhair,
Stem Lady, Autumn, Bird's Nest,
Squirrel's Foot, Asparagus, Boston,
Staghorn.


LIGHT:
Filtered light.

WATER:
Keep moist from spring to fall,let top of soil
dry out in winter.


TIP:
Add more organic matter to improve
water-holdingcapacity,but insure good
drainage.A pinch of CHARCOAL, will
keep soil from becoming sour.


TIP:
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.


TIP:
Mist BROAD-LEAVED foliage ferns, BUT NOT
the fluffy or fine foliage ferns, EXCEPT for
seasonal cleaning.
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.


TIP:
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.


TIP:
Use one-quarter recommended strength fertilizer,
NEVER FERTILIZE when soil is dry, water first.


ADIANTUM
Maidenhair
LIGHT:
Filtered light.
WATER:
keep lightly damp.
TIP:
mist often.
Brown tips means not enough humidity.
PROPAGATION:
Division every three years or so.

ASPARAGUS DENSIFLORUS SPRENGERL
Asparagus fern,Emerald fern,Emerald feather.
LIGHT:
Bright filtered light.
WATER:
Let dry a little then water.
PROPAGATION:
Division every two to three years.

ASPLENIUM NIDUS
Bird's nest fern,Spleenwort,Shuttlecock.
LIGHT:
Bright Filtered Light.
WATER:
Keep moist.
TIP:
KEEP WATER FROM CENTER OF PLANT.
Use mist tray or mist often.

NEPHROLEPIS EXALTATA
LIGHT:
Semisunny to semishady.
WATER:
Keep soil lightly damp at all times.
TIP:
Mist often,or use mist tray.
PROPAGATION:
Division or from plantlets.

NEPHROLEPIS EXALTATA 'BOSTONIENSIS'
Boston fern,Ladder fern,Sword fern.
NEPHROLEPIS EXALTATA'FLUFFY RUFFLES'
NEPHROLEPIS EXALTATA 'ROOSEVELTII"


CYRTOMIUM FALCATUM
Holly fern,Fishtail fern.
LIGHT:
Filtered light.
WATER:
Keep soil lightly moist.
PROPAGATION:
By division.

DAVALLIA
Rabbit's foot fern,Deer's foot fern,Ball fern.
LIGHT:
Filtered light.
WATER:
Keep soil moist,never let dry out.
TIP:
Mist often.
PROPAGATION:
Rhizome cuttings.


PELLAEA ROTUNDIFOLIA
Button Fern
LIGHT:
Bright filtered.
WATER:
When soil is dry to touch.

PELLEA VIRIDIS
VIRIDIS
VIRIDIS MACROPHYLLA


POLYPODIUM AUREUM
Polypody,Hare's foot fern,Bear's paw fern,
Crisped blue fern.


POLYPODIUM AUREUM 'MANDAIANUM'
Manda's golden polypody.

PTERIS CRETICA
Ribbon fern,Table fern.
TIP:
Mist or use mist tray.
PROPAGATION:
Division.



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