Broad Beech Fern
About Broad Beech Fern
Broad Beech Fern is a native fern that prefers moist, rich, well-drained, acidic soils in partial to deep shade. It can sometimes be found in sunny open areas with dry or semi-moist soil. The deciduous leaves are produced directly from the shallow rhizomes in spring. The fronds of this plant are 10-30" long and spread out in rows or loose clusters.
How to care for Broad Beech Fern
Broad Beech Fern needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Broad Beech Fern may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.
Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Broad Beech Fern after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.