Entretien Fougère de Boston

Boston Fern Care

The Boston Fern is also called Nephrolepis exalta. It grows naturally in tropical forests, they appreciate humid environments.
This fern is not toxic to animals. It has been recognized by many sources, such as NASA, as a depolluting plant.

How do I care for my fern?

Favor a bright exposure but avoid south-facing windows and direct sunlight. It will be the most beautiful in a bright and humid atmosphere (bathroom lit by a window or veranda). Remove the dry leaves regularly to promote to encourage new growth.

How do I water my fern?

You must always keep the root ball moist but not soggy, water with non-calcareous water every 2 to 3 days in summer in very hot weather, every week in winter.
Spray foliage every 3 days.


When should I repot my fern?

Every year for young plants, then every two years when the plant grows a lot.

How do I cut my fern?

By stump division in spring.

Common problems

The leaves are turning brown

→ Exposure too bright

The leaves turn yellow

→ The soil is too wet

Our Fern is one of our medium plants delivered throughout France!

Delivery and receipt of your fern

Have you just bought our plant or would you like to buy it? Here are the essential key actions to adopt upon receipt.

  • If it's dry, bathe it for ten minutes.
  • If it's wet let the soil dry out.
  • Don't repot it yet!

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