help with my tropical ferns

darkrulerNovember 13, 2007

i have a rabbits foot fern and a dwarf tasmanian tree fern that are declining now that they are in the house for the year is there anything i can do for them?there not going dormant there losing leaves and tubers/rabbit feet.

also with the rabbit foot fern does it like alot of water like other ferns?

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houstonpat(9a)

Rabbit's foot needs perfect drainage and average water.

    Bookmark   November 13, 2007 at 3:52PM
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stephenpope2000uk(Brighton, UK)

Tree ferns hate indoor cultivation and the poor light and dessicating low humidity are almost guranteed to kill them. A consistently damp conservatory or plantroom is obligatory for this group of ferns, if they absolutely can't be left outside. They can almost never survive as houseplants under normal circumstances.

    Bookmark   November 14, 2007 at 4:14AM
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