Boston FernBoston Fern finds its way into hanging baskets and mixed annual containers for the summer because of its easy going, full nature. The lush, full foliage fills any container with solid green color. This fern looks beautiful in hanging baskets or mixed containers because it goes well with any color of foliage or any color flower, and brings a lot of personality to shady spots. Luckily, Asparagus Fern can also handle dappled shade, and indoors it just needs some light from a windowsill and some humidity. Growing Zone: 9-11 Mature Height: 12″ – 18″
Mature Width: 18″ – 36″Classification: Green Foliage Sunlight: Bright, indirect light to mostly shade Habit: Cascading, dense Flower Color: Does not flower Foliage: Green, flat fronds Soil Condition: Must retain moisture Water Require: Does not like to dry out between watering Uses: Excellent individually or in a container or hanging basket, inside or out Does Not Ship To: CA, WA, OR, AZ Boston Fern is a classic houseplant or hanging basket for summer outdoors. It doesn’t require much light, and handles even the shadiest spots outdoors. Boston Ferns require consistent moisture, and can not handle going completely dry. They also like a fair amount of humidity if kept indoors, making these ferns a fabulous addition to kitchens or bathrooms. These ferns are loved for the dependable, easy nature. All they require is some water and a little bit of light to be happy. Boston Ferns have been a staple in homes for years.
Light Requirement of Boston Ferns:
Indoors, Boston Fern needs bright, indirect light from a windowsill. Northern or eastern facing windows would keep your plant happy. Outside, Boston Ferns can handle some sun, but not much. Again, eastern exposure or dappled shade would be ideal. The fronds will burn and turn yellow then brown if exposed to too much sunlight.