6th December 2019


How much sun does a fern need?

Shade. Many ferns tolerate partial sunlight but perform best in shade. For example, Japanese holly fern (Cyrtomium falcatum "Rochfordianum"), hardy in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 6 through 10, is a shade-loving fern with deep green, holly-like fronds measuring as long as 30 inches.

Why do the tips of fern leaves turn brown?

Boston fern browning may be caused by poor soil, inadequate drainage, lack of water or humidity, too much light, excess salt or simply mechanical injury. If your cat tends to chew on the leaves, the tips will turn brown and die.

Why is my asparagus fern leaves turning yellow?

Light. The most common reason asparagus fern leaves turn yellow is too much light. The plant needs filtered or indirect light and does well in part shade. Plants grown in full shade or plants with leaves blocked by other plants in close proximity turn yellow.
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