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Blue Star Fern

Phlebodium aureum

Pronunciation: flee-BOH-dee-um AW-re-um
SKU #45280
9-11

Good to Grow...indoors:

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OVERVIEW
Description An excellent, easy-care indoor plant, with icy blue-green leaves that rise from hairy rhizomes. Will be happy in bright rooms, kept moist and occasionally misted. Fabulous in pots, but also an excellent choice for humid terrariums. Adds a spa-like feel to bright, steamy bathrooms. Non-toxic to people and animals. Evergreen.
Light Bright Indirect Light, Low Light, Medium Indirect Light
Watering Keep soil moist, but not soggy.
Blooms Prized for foliage
Mature Size Reaches 2 to 3 ft tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs
Growth Rate Moderate
STYLE
Landscape Use Container, Houseplant
Foliage Color Blue-green
CARE
Care Plant in indoor plant potting soil in a pot with drainage holes. Provide bright indirect light. Prefers humidity. Keep soil lightly moist. Fertilize lightly every 2 to 3 months with a balanced fertilizer while actively growing. Prune as needed to maintain size and remove dead leaves.
HISTORY
Lore In its natural habitat of South America, extending into parts of North America, this fern grows as an epiphyte, using spreading rhizomes to grow on trees.

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