Sword Fern

Sword Fern
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How to care for Sword Fern

  • Light: Part sun, part shade

    Place in a window with dappled sun or a spot in the middle of a room. Or directly in a window facing west or east.

  • Watering need: High demand

    This is a water-loving plant, it does not like to dry up much. Before watering feel the soil - the top layer of soil can be slightly dry and the soil below should be a bit moist, but not wet, when watering again. Squeeze a bit of soil between your fingers - if water seeps out it’s still wet.

  • Fertilizing need: Medium demand

    Plants can't only survive on water, they need nutrients too. To keep your plant nice and thriving, it’s important that you add fertilizer every now and then. You can find more info below how to best fertilize this plants.

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Has been used as a house plant for several hundreds of years and often thrives with the right amount of light and water. Read more

The Best Way to Water Most of Your Ferns

Ferns thrive best on getting plenty of water, so require fairly frequent watering.

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How to fertilize Ferns

Like almost all other plants, ferns need nutrients to grow and stay healthy.

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How to repot your ferns

Like almost all other plants, ferns require repotting every now and then in order to stay happy and healthy.

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How to Mist Your Plant

Misting instructions

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