Kiersten lives in New Orleans, LA and graduated with her masters degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Tulane University in 2019.
She has conducted or assisted on research studies covering trees such as the bald cypress, swamp maple, and water tupelo, as well as important marsh grasses including Juncus, Spartina, and Phragmites.
Kiersten is (nearly!) a Louisiana Master Naturalist and regularly volunteers with local community gardens and nonprofits to help restore critical ecosystems along the Gulf Coast.
Also known as
Fern Tiger, Variegated Boston Tiger Fern and Variegated Boston Fern
Nephrolepis exaltata variegata
How to care for Tiger Fern
Tiger Fern needs 0.5 cups of water every 7 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Arcadia, California.
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Tiger 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..️
Arcadia, California currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.
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 Tiger Fern after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
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