'Korean Rock' Fern
'Korean Rock' Fern
Botanical Name: Polystichum tsus-simense Common Name: Korean Rock Fern Plant Origin: South Korea
Description of the Foliage: The Korean Rock Fern, scientifically known as Polystichum tsus-simense, is a botanical masterpiece that will elevate the aesthetic of any interior space. Its lush, dark green fronds are finely cut, resembling delicate lacework, making it a visual marvel. These fronds gracefully arch outwards, creating a charming and captivating presence that is both elegant and sophisticated. The Korean Rock Fern's unique texture and vibrant coloration make it a perfect choice for those seeking to add a touch of timeless beauty to their surroundings.
Why Choose This Product as Your Houseplant and Office Plant?
- Elegance: The Korean Rock Fern exudes an aura of elegance, making it a remarkable addition to upscale residential and commercial spaces.
- Low Maintenance: This fern is not only beautiful but also easy to care for, making it suitable for busy lifestyles.
- Air Purification: It acts as a natural air purifier, enhancing the air quality in your space.
- Versatile: Whether in a pot or as part of a living wall, the Korean Rock Fern can be a versatile addition to your interior plant design.
- Thrive in Low Light: It can thrive in low light conditions, making it ideal for offices and areas with limited natural sunlight.
Plant Care Guide for Korean Rock Fern:
- Korean Rock Ferns prefer low to moderate light conditions.
- Place them in an area with indirect sunlight, away from harsh, direct rays.
- Aim for 100 to 200 foot-candles of light, which is typically found in indoor settings.
- Keep the soil consistently moist but not soggy.
- Water thoroughly when the top inch of the soil feels dry to the touch.
- Ensure proper drainage to prevent waterlogging.
Temperature and Humidity:
- Maintain a temperature range between 60°F to 75°F (15°C to 24°C).
- Korean Rock Ferns appreciate moderate humidity levels, so consider using a humidity tray or a humidifier if your indoor environment is dry.
Soil and Fertilization:
- Use a well-draining potting mix with organic matter.
- Fertilize your fern during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced liquid fertilizer, diluted to half the recommended strength.
Pruning and Maintenance:
- Trim any yellow or dead fronds regularly to encourage new growth.
- Keep the plant tidy by removing any debris from the base.
- Korean Rock Ferns are non-toxic to pets and humans, making them safe for households and offices.
- Occasionally, ferns may attract pests like aphids or mealybugs.
- To address and prevent pest issues, we recommend using our Damn Bug! Organic Pesticide. This organic solution is effective in treating and preventing common plant pests.