This cute little fern does well in a wide range of conditions. It is compact in size yet offers a very full appearance for a nice filled in effect and is easy to grow.
Nephrolepis exaltata 'Bostoniensis Fluffy Ruffles,' commonly known as Boston Fern 'Fluffy Ruffles,' is a cultivar of the Nephrolepis exaltata species renowned for its lush and delicate fronds. This fern variety is highly sought after for its gracefully arching foliage, which adds a touch of elegance and lushness to any indoor or outdoor space.
The 'Fluffy Ruffles' cultivar stands out for its distinct frond structure. The fronds are deeply lobed and intricately divided, creating a feathery appearance with ruffled edges. The foliage is a vibrant shade of green, which complements its overall soft and lacy texture. The fern's fronds can grow quite long, gracefully cascading over the sides of hanging baskets or planters.
As a tropical plant, the Boston Fern 'Fluffy Ruffles' thrives in environments that mimic its native habitats of warm and humid regions. It prefers bright, indirect light but can tolerate lower light conditions. However, it should be protected from direct sunlight, as it can scorch the delicate leaves.
Maintaining proper moisture levels is crucial for the well-being of this fern. It appreciates consistently moist soil but should not be allowed to sit in waterlogged conditions, as this can lead to root rot. Regular watering, ensuring that the top inch of soil remains moist, is recommended. Additionally, misting the fronds or placing the plant on a tray filled with water and pebbles to increase humidity can be beneficial.
Boston Fern 'Fluffy Ruffles' is a versatile plant that can thrive both indoors and outdoors. It adds a refreshing touch of greenery to shady corners, porches, or patios, where it can be grown as a hanging basket or in containers. Its graceful fronds create a sense of tranquility and bring a tropical feel to any space.
With proper care, including regular watering, occasional fertilization, and providing a suitable environment with ample humidity, the Nephrolepis exaltata 'Bostoniensis Fluffy Ruffles' can flourish and become a captivating focal point in your indoor or outdoor garden. Its delicate and ruffled foliage will surely captivate plant enthusiasts seeking to add a touch of natural beauty and serenity to their surroundings.
Shipped in a 3" pot.