How to grow Curly Boston fern

Curly Boston fern growing fern leaf plant of the genus Nephrolepis also known as Fishbone fern or Nephrolepis exaltata, Curly Boston fern perennial evergreen or cold deciduous used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, can grow in tropics, mediterranean, subtropics, temperate climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 9+.

Curly Boston fern leaves

Leaves color green in pinnate shape the leaves deeply shredded and curly.

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Requirements for Curly Boston fern growing and care:

High humidity, light soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring / Summer

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Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead leaves

Size of the plant?
30-90 cm, 12-36 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Half Shade / Full Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Scientific name:

Nephrolepis exaltata


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