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Fern 'Green Flame'

Fern 'Green Flame'

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The Fern 'Green Flame', scientifically known as Microsorum punctatum, is a captivating houseplant admired for its long, wavy fronds that resemble the shape of a flame. The vibrant green foliage creates a lush and dynamic appearance, adding a touch of tropical elegance to any indoor space. This fern exhibits an upright and spreading growth habit and when fully mature, 'Green Flame' typically reaches a height of approximately 1-2 feet.

Botanical & Common Names

Botanical: Microsorum punctatum

Common: Green Flame Fern, Dwarf Elkhorn Fern, Fishtail Fern, Fishtail Sword Fern

Necessary Care Tips

  • Light: Bright Indirect
  • Ideal Temperature: 65-75°F
  • Humidity: High
  • Water: When the top inch of soil is dry
  • Fertilize: Once a month during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer diluted to half strength
  • Preferred Soil: Well-Draining Potting Mix

Advanced Care Tips

  • Prefers bright, indirect light but can tolerate lower light conditions.
  • Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged.

Plant Insights

  • Member of the Polypodiaceae family, which is a large family of ferns that includes over 1,650 species.
  • Ferns are native to various regions worldwide, including tropical, subtropical, and temperate zones.
  • Ferns are one of the oldest groups of plants, dating back to prehistoric times.
  • Some species of ferns can grow quite large, making them a dramatic focal point in a room or garden.
  • Unsafe / Toxic
  • High Maintenance

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