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Cotton Candy Fern

Cotton Candy Fern

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Introducing the Cotton Candy Fern - A Whimsical Delight of Soft Greenery for Your Indoor Sanctuary

Botanical Name: Selaginella uncinata

Common Name: Cotton Candy Fern

Plant Origin: Native to Central and South America

Description of the Foliage: The Cotton Candy Fern, scientifically known as Selaginella uncinata, is a botanical wonder that brings a sense of whimsy and softness to your indoor space. Its unique fronds are characterized by their fine, delicate texture, resembling fluffy cotton candy. The foliage is a soft, vibrant green that adds a touch of enchantment to any interior setting. The Cotton Candy Fern's distinctive appearance makes it a captivating and charming addition to your plant collection.

Why Choose This Product as Your Houseplant and Office Plant?

  • Whimsical Beauty: The Cotton Candy Fern's soft and fluffy appearance adds a touch of magic to your space.
  • Low Maintenance: It's a relatively easy-to-care-for plant, suitable for both beginners and experienced plant enthusiasts.
  • Air Purification: This fern naturally enhances indoor air quality, promoting a healthier environment.
  • Aesthetic Appeal: Its unique foliage adds a sense of enchantment and charm to your surroundings.
  • Versatile: Whether in a pot or as part of a larger interior design, it's a versatile choice for enhancing any room.

Plant Care Guide for Cotton Candy Fern:

  1. Light Requirements:

    • Provide bright, indirect light for the Cotton Candy Fern.
    • Avoid direct sunlight, which can harm the delicate foliage.
    • Aim for approximately 150 to 250 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 proper drainage to prevent root rot.
  3. Temperature and Humidity:

    • Maintain room temperatures between 60°F to 75°F (15°C to 24°C).
    • The Cotton Candy Fern appreciates moderate to high humidity levels. Consider using a humidity tray or humidifier if needed.
  4. Soil and Fertilization:

    • Use a well-draining potting mix enriched with organic matter.
    • Fertilize during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced liquid fertilizer, diluted as directed.
  5. Pruning and Maintenance:

    • Trim any yellow or dead fronds regularly to encourage new growth.
    • Keep the plant clean by removing debris and spent fronds.
  6. Toxicity:

    • Cotton Candy Ferns are non-toxic to pets and humans, ensuring a safe indoor environment.
  7. Pests:

    • While generally pest-resistant, monitor for occasional pests like aphids or mealybugs. For effective pest control, our Damn Bug! Organic Pesticide is a reliable solution.
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