keeping boston ferns alive in winter in basement

yellowrose10(5)October 7, 2010

how do you keep a boston fern alive during the winter in the basement, zone 5.? thanks for your advice

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wandering_willow(6 NYC)

I'm not sure what your basement accommodations are, but my boston fern doesn't seem to mind handling temps down to the 50s, and it LOVES its florescent light when I bring it inside... It drops a few leaves initially, but then actually seems to get even more full and fluffy than outside... You can buy a cheap florescent lamp at home depot...

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