Ferns plant care and propagation guides.

  • Peacock Fern
    Ferns,  Plant Care,  Propagation

    Peacock Fern

    Welcome to our guide to the Peacock Fern plant, all you need to know to care and propagate this plant, including soil, water, light and humidity. Peacock Fern Care Summary Light needs: Medium to bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Keep them moist – check twice a week and water if top 30 or 40% of soil is dry. Fertilizer: A really well diluted feed, sparingly. Soil: A normal potting compost. Humidity: 50%. Temperature: 16°C to 30°C (61-86°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops or Etsy. Other names: Peacock fern, spikemoss, selaginella willdenowii. Common issues: Underwatering, leaf yellowing. Introduction Peacock fern aka spikemoss aka selaginella willdenowii, is…

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  • Blue Star Fern
    Ferns,  Plant Care

    Blue Star Fern

    Welcome to the our guide to blue star fern care and propagation. The key to caring for a blue star fern is to be careful of heavy wet soil as this plant is an epiphyte… Blue Star Fern Summary Light needs: Medium to bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Water when the top half of the soil is dry, check it once a week. Fertilizer: Use a balanced fertilizer once a month in summer. Soil: Very well draining soil with 25% perlite. Humidity: 50-60%. Temperature: 18-26ºC (64-79ºF). Where to buy: Try one of these Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Root rot. Introduction The phlebodium blue star a.k.a. the blue star fern. It…

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  • Rabbit's Foot Fern Care
    Ferns,  Plant Care

    Rabbit’s Foot Fern Care

    Rabbit’s foot fern care is straight forward as long as your keep them wet but don’t over water and keep them out of direct sunlight... Rabbit’s Foot Fern Care Summary Light needs: Low and medium indirect light. Watering needs: They like to be kept wet, water them once the top layer of soil (an inch or 3 cms) has dried out. Fertilizer: Multipurpose fertilizer once a month in spring and summer, well diluted. Soil: A well draining peat based potting compost. Humidity: 60% or more. Temperature: 18-25°C (64-77°F). Normal household temperatures, but don’t let your ferns get down to below 10°C (50°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare…

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