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Emerald Vase Boston Fern Nephrolepis exaltata

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Exposure
  • Part Shade to Shade

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Early Spring
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Winter
Mature Size
12" 24"
Height
6 - 12"
Spread
12 - 24"
  • Details

    Features

    Fabulous lightweight fronds gently catch the breeze. Provides a lovely understory for a shrub border or use as ground cover in open woodland. Also can be used as a houseplant. Vigorous and tolerant. Humus-rich, moist well-drained soil.

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Annual
    Height Category: 
    Short
    Garden Height: 
    6 - 12 Inches
    Spacing: 
    12 - 16 Inches
    Spread: 
    12 - 24 Inches
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Green
    Habit: 
    Mounded
    Container Role: 
    Filler

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Part Shade to Shade
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Grown for Foliage
    Hardiness Zones: 
    9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11a
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Uses: 
    Container
    Maintenance Notes: 

    Fertilize weekly in the growing season.

  • 1 Review

    • I found this little gem at a nursery not far from my home - I love the unusual looking plants ( as my house will show). I can't wait to break it down in smaller pieces and make more plants. Oh - it has the best earthy smell.

      Billy Miller
      Montana
      United States
      2 years ago
      Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
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