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Healthy fern?

Posted by Nattie_Natt 9 (My Page) on
Thu, May 29, 14 at 14:03

looks healthy to me but unsure about the base. what do you think?

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and what are these bud things? never seen them in the year ive had it.

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RE: Healthy fern?

You mean those thread-like things growing out of the soil? Those are runners setting out to find suitable places to establish new plants. I have ferns that do that too. It can be a nuisance in the garden.

If you mean those 'curls' on the ends of the fronds, that's the normal way for young fronds to unfurl. It's called a crozier, after that staff-like thing bishops carry around. That's one of the defining things with most ferns.

RE: Healthy fern?

Thank you. Yes the base and runners look kind of yellow but I looked around and I guess it's normal? I ran into the curls topic too I'm so silly I never noticed them before.

RE: Healthy fern?

Plants have that effect on us, LOL.

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