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'Autumn' Fern - 6" Pot

'Autumn' Fern - 6" Pot

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Transform your indoor space into a captivating seasonal display with the Autumn Fern. Its ever-changing foliage and minimal care requirements make it a stunning yet practical choice for those looking to infuse natural beauty into their homes or offices. Embrace the essence of autumn year-round with this remarkable fern.

Botanical Name: Dryopteris erythrosora

Common Name: Autumn Fern

Plant Origin: Eastern Asia

Description of the Foliage: The Autumn Fern, scientifically known as Dryopteris erythrosora, is a botanical gem that adds a burst of vivid colors to your indoor plant collection. Its fronds are a striking combination of rich, coppery-red and lustrous green, resembling the vibrant hues of autumn leaves. This foliage evolves throughout the year, transitioning from bronze to green in the summer and back to its fiery autumnal shades in the fall. The Autumn Fern's dynamic coloration and delicate fronds make it an enchanting addition to any interior space.

Why Choose This Product as Your Houseplant and Office Plant?

  • Seasonal Beauty: Enjoy the changing colors of the seasons indoors, as the Autumn Fern's foliage transforms like a miniature fall forest.
  • Low Maintenance: This fern is hardy and requires minimal care, making it perfect for both beginners and plant enthusiasts.
  • Air Purification: It naturally enhances the air quality in your space.
  • Aesthetic Appeal: The Autumn Fern's unique coloration and texture make it a standout choice for interior plant design.
  • Versatile: Suitable for both pots and living wall arrangements, it's a versatile choice for various spaces.

Plant Care Guide for Autumn Fern:

  1. Light Requirements:

    • Place your Autumn Fern in indirect or filtered sunlight.
    • It thrives in low to moderate light conditions, making it an excellent choice for indoor settings.
    • Aim for approximately 100 to 200 foot-candles of light.
  2. Watering:

    • Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged.
    • Water when the top inch of soil feels slightly dry to the touch.
    • Ensure good drainage to prevent root rot.
  3. Temperature and Humidity:

    • Maintain a room temperature between 60°F to 75°F (15°C to 24°C).
    • Autumn Ferns appreciate moderate humidity levels. Use a humidity tray or humidifier if necessary.
  4. Soil and Fertilization:

    • Use a well-draining potting mix rich in organic matter.
    • Fertilize during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced liquid fertilizer, diluted to half the recommended strength.
  5. Pruning and Maintenance:

    • Trim any yellow or dead fronds regularly to encourage new growth.
    • Remove debris and spent fronds from the base to keep the plant neat.
  6. Toxicity:

    • Autumn Ferns are non-toxic to pets and humans, making them a safe choice for households and offices.
  7. Pests:

    • While they are relatively pest-resistant, occasional pests like aphids or mealybugs may appear.
    • For effective treatment and prevention, we recommend using our Damn Bug! Organic Pesticide. This organic solution is excellent for addressing common plant pests.
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