XL Phlebodium Aureum 'Blue star Fern'
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The Blue Star Fern (Phlebodium aureum) is a stunning fern species that is popular among plant enthusiasts for its striking blue-green foliage. It's a great choice for anyone looking to add some unique texture and color to their indoor garden.
In the wild, the Blue Star Fern grows in tropical and subtropical regions of South and Central America, Africa, and the Caribbean. It's an epiphytic plant, meaning it grows on other plants or trees rather than in soil. This gives it a unique appearance, as it often grows in clumps or mats on the bark of trees.
When grown indoors, the Blue Star Fern requires moderate to bright indirect light and moderate humidity. It prefers well-draining potting soil that's kept consistently moist but not waterlogged. It's important to avoid letting the soil dry out completely, as this can cause the leaves to wilt and drop.
To care for this plant, make sure to water it regularly and mist the leaves frequently to maintain its humidity needs. It's also important to provide good air circulation around the plant and avoid placing it in a drafty location. Fertilize the plant once a month during the growing season with a balanced liquid fertilizer.
In terms of styling, the Blue Star Fern is a versatile plant that can work well in a range of settings. It's often used in terrariums or other enclosed plant displays, but it can also be grown in a hanging basket or on a mounted slab. Its unique texture and colour make it a great addition to any plant collection, and it's sure to attract attention from anyone who sees it.
If you're looking for a unique and stunning fern species to add to your indoor garden, the Blue Star Fern is definitely worth considering. Its striking appearance and easy care requirements make it a great choice for both experienced and novice plant enthusiasts alike.
Where should I put Blue Star Fern (Phlebodium aureum)?
This wonderful houseplant loves lots of indirect light- lots of light is needed.
How much should I water it?
As usual with tropical plants, water only when the top couple of inches of the soil is dry, don’t let it sit in water. Use a pot with a drainage hole and a Well-drained potting mix; use a standard Premium indoor potting mix.
Should I feed Blue Star Fern (Phlebodium aureum)?
You can feed once a month during spring and summer - we do vegan, organic plant food!
Is it suitable if I have pets?
No, unfortunately, it can be toxic to pets.
What size is it?
W17cm x H40cm
Our plants are supplied in a plastic nursery pot