How to take care of a Fern indoors

How often should you water the Fern?

All ferns love to be in a more moist environment.

They love to be in moist soil most of the time, so you should water it when the top of the soil becomes dry to the touch.

How much sunlight does the Fern need?

The Fern thrives in indirect sunlight.

You shouldn't put it in a spot where it gets direct sunlight as this will make the plant too warm and will dry it out.

What is the best temperature for a Fern?

Ferns prefer colder temperatures.

During the day it shouldn't be warmer than 22 degrees celsius (72 F) and during the night it should ideally stay below 16 degrees Celsius (60 F).

What is the best soil for the Fern?

The Fern loves to grow in moist soil and wants to be in moist soil at all times.

Your soil should stay light and not compact over time to keep the oxygen flowing through your plant's roots.

How often should you fertilize the Fern?

Your Fern is a fast-growing plant that needs a lot of energy to grow this quickly.

You should fertilize your Fern once per month in the spring and summer to help it stay healthy.

Is the Fern toxic for pets?

Most Ferns are non-toxic to your pets.

But the Asparagus Fern is toxic and should be kept out of reach for them.

If you notice your pet has chewed on your Asparagus Fern keep on eye on them and call your veterinarian when your pet is starting to throw up.

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