Boston Fern -

(Nephrolepis exaltata 'Boston')

Annual Plants

Other Common Names: Boston Fern, Boston Fern
Family: Polypodiaceae Genus: Nephrolepis Species: exaltata Cultivar: 'Boston'
Boston Fern Planted · 12 years ago
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Plant Type: Tropical

Temp / Zone: Zone 9A · 20° to 25° F, Zone 9B · 25° to 30° F, Zone 10A · 30° to 35° F, Zone 10B · 35° to 40° F, Zone 11 · Above 40° F

Sun Exposure: Full / Mostly Shade

Soil Type: Loam

Soil Drainage: Well Drained

Water Needs: Average

Level of Care: Average

Growth Rates: Moderate

Attracts: Visual Attention

Foliage Color: Medium Green

Average Width: 1' to 2'

Average Height: 1' to 2'

Landscape Uses: Containers / Planters, Hanging Baskets, Outdoor Living Areas

Growth Habits: Broad, Bushy, Dense, Mounding, Sprawling

Theme Gardens: Cottage, Woodland/Shade

Soil pH: 6, 6.5

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