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Wintering Boston Ferns

Posted by spiritual_gardner 7 (My Page) on
Fri, Jul 20, 07 at 15:37

Hi all,

For the past 3 years, I've purchased potted Boston ferns for numerous places around the house. They always get to be these massive things that look very nice.

I would like to winter them if at all possible. I don't have room for them in the regular living area of my house. I'm trying to find a way (if there is one) to get them through the winter so I can use them again.

It beats throwing them away like I have been doing.



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RE: Wintering Boston Ferns

Do you have a garage or basement with windows? That is a good place to put them. Don't water as much during the winter and expect them to shed a lot of leaves (fronds). Cut back all the brown fronds in the spring, water well and fertilize.

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