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Spider Lace Fern Houseplant

  • - Pet Safe: No
  • - Care Level: Medium
  • - Space Required: 40 inches
  • - Thrives In Rooms With: North, East or West facing windows
  • - Each 5-Inch Pot contains 1 Spider Lace Fern Houseplant
Plant Features

The Spider Lace Fern, also known as the Emerald Fern, is a delicate and graceful fern native to southern Africa. It is prized for its wispy, needle-like fronds that resemble lace, adding a touch of elegance and texture to any indoor space. This adaptable fern can thrive in a variety of conditions, making it a popular choice for both novice and experienced plant enthusiaststs.

For troubleshooting, browning fronds can be caused by low humidity, dry air, or underwatering. Increase the humidity around the plant by misting regularly or placing it on a pebble tray filled with water. Yellowing fronds can indicate overwatering or poor drainage. Allow the soil to dry out slightly between waterings and ensure the pot has adequate drainage holes. Insufficient light can cause the fronds to lose their vibrant color. Move the plant to a location with brighter, indirect light. Keep an eye out for common fern pests like spider mites and scale insects. If detected, treat the plant with insecticidal soap or neem oil.

Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Needs
Sunlight Indirect, Bright - within 2-3' of a window
Watering Needs Allow the top of the soil to dry before watering
Fertilizer Every 4-6 weeks
Humidity Level Medium (mist every 2-3 days)
Temperature 60-85 F
Care Level Green Thumb (plants require a little effort)
Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Characteristics
Height Category 2-3 feet
Mature Spread 1-3 feet
Habit Upright
Foliage Color Multicolored
Garden Styles Houseplant
Pet Friendly No