Dixie Silverback Fern
Also known as
Acrostichum album, Acrostichum calomelanos sulfurea, Acrostichum sulfureum, Ceratopteris calomelanos, Ceropteris calomelaena, Ceropteris calomelanos, Ceropteris martensii, Ceropteris massonii, Ceropteris serrata, Gymnogramma bidentata, Gymnogramma calomelanos, Gymnogramma calomelanos denudata, Gymnogramma calomelanos epruinata, Gymnogramma calomelanos flavofarinosa, Gymnogramma calomelanos martensii, Gymnogramma calomelanos peruviana, Gymnogramma calomelas, Gymnogramma hybrida, Gymnogramma martensii, Gymnogramma massonii, Gymnogramma serrata, Gymnogramme calomelanos, Gymnogramme chaerophylla, Pityrogramma albicans, Pityrogramma calomelanos distans, Pityrogramma chamaesorbus, Pityrogramma consimilis, Pityrogramma hybrida, Pityrogramma insularis, Pityrogramma intermedia, Pityrogramma mira and Pityrogramma tenerrima
How to care for Dixie Silverback Fern
Dixie Silverback Fern needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Boston, Massachusetts.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
October 2nd, 2022
Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Boston is currently medium 👌.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determinin…
October 2nd, 2022
Boston is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Boston is expected to decrease by 34.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.8 megajoules of energy per m2 per d…
October 1st, 2022
This month, Boston is getting an average of 10.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 16.1% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.8 total hours of day…
Dixie Silverback 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 during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Boston, Massachusetts ☀️.️
This is a great time to watch your Dixie Silverback Fern thrive 🌿!
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 Dixie Silverback Fern after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
September 28th, 2022
The growing potential in Boston is medium 👌.
It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot any …