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Posted 1M ago by @DefiantDndylion

He’s had a rough life…
This guy has a rough start to life but since he moved into the shower (he lives on the window ledge) he’s been putting out new leaves constantly. My questions are should I cut off the damaged leaves? And will the new leaves get wider? They seem really skinny. Any advice to help this guy would be welcome! #BirdsNestFern #SadPlant with #NewGrowth #helpneeded
4” pot with drainage
Last watered 1 week ago
Mine has also been giving me trouble. I think ferns are just difficult.
Ferns are definitely a different breed haha but if you don’t mind it looking kind of bare for a while I would cut it personally. It’s the best way to monitor the new growth and any other issues
@DefiantDndylion

Sunlight

Thrives in medium to bright indirect light, but can tolerate low indirect light.

Water

Water every 1-2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out half way down between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light. Do not water directly into the center of your fern, but instead, water around it.

Humidity

Tolerates average indoor humidity. Prefers high humidity.
@KikiGoldblatt it’s in an east window but the window has sun shade screening on it plus there are trees. Greg says I should water it every 3 days and so far it’s been working out even though it’s not drying out between. I was doing that but it was unhappy. I guess it’s not a Hoya🤔 it lives in the shower so it gets humidity baths daily (I don’t know what to call it lol)
@jcPlantProper I’m gonna cut it today! Every night I take it off it’s window ledge and inspect it to see how much it’s grown that day and I’m always surprised by how fast the fronds unfurl!

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