In general, you should water a potted fern once every other day in spring and summer, and twice a week during winter. However, this may vary depending on the conditions in your home and the type of fern.... read more ›
- Avoid watering the foliage.
- Mist indoor Ferns twice a week.
- Water when the top of the soil feels dry.
- Keep the soil moist but not soggy.
- Pay attention to signs of overwatering or underwatering.
- Do not allow the soil to completely dry out.
Ferns that are getting too much water may cause yellowed foliage, wilting, or eventually, root problems or fungal diseases. Underwatering will cause your ferns to wilt. Boston ferns are especially likely to drop leaves when they don't get enough water.... view details ›
If the soil feels dry when you insert your finger up to the first knuckle, water lightly. If the soil still feels moist, check again the next day. During winter, check your fern twice a week (once every three to four days). Water lightly when the soil feels dry.... continue reading ›
If the surface of the soil feels slightly dry, it's time to give the plant a drink. The weight of the pot is another indication that a fern needs water. If the soil is dry, the pot will feel very light. Hold off watering for a few days, then test the soil again.... view details ›
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Most ferns like an evenly moist soil with regular waterings. Allowing the soil to dry out between waterings stresses these plants. Bushy ferns can be difficult to water. Try using a watering can with a long spout to direct the water to the center of the plant.... see more ›
Ferns do not like to dry out (even for a few hours) so keep them well watered. A note on this; ferns prefer to be watered from the bottom. As above, ferns hate full sun; even midday and morning sun can be too much.... read more ›
Mist your ferns as often as practical, preferably in the morning. Keep a spray bottle handy and train your family members to use it whenever they pass by the fern. Stand the pot on a tray of pebbles or clay granules and keep those wet. This increases the humidity around the plant without keeping the roots soggy.... see details ›
If you're seeing brown leaves all over, your fern may not be getting enough moisture. They like their soil to be lightly moist, but not soggy, so check them regularly and water them if the soil ever feels dry. Use the finger dip test: if you put a finger in and it comes out dry, they need a drink.... see more ›
Generally, plants can survive up to 7 days without water.... view details ›
Give ferns plenty of indirect light.
Most ferns prefer indirect light, which means you should avoid placing them where sunlight will hit them. In direct sun, fern fronds can get burned, resulting in a dry, crispy plant. Usually, a north- or east-facing window provides the right amount of light for ferns.... continue reading ›