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help with my tropical ferns

Posted by darkruler (My Page) on
Tue, Nov 13, 07 at 2:23

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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RE: help with my tropical ferns

Rabbit's foot needs perfect drainage and average water.


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RE: help with my tropical ferns

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.


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