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Plumosa Fern Care

Plumosa Fern Care

Plumosa Fern Care

Plumosa Ferns are delicately beautiful climbing plants. Unlike other ferns, this plant is not a true fern and is toxic to pets.


  • Prefers medium to bright indirect light, no direct sun; sun will burn delicate foliage
  • Outdoors prefers dappled shade


  • Let topsoil dry slightly between waterings; overwatering can suffocate the root system
  • Water roughly once a week


  • Prefers a high humidity environment; mist daily for best results 

Soil Type: 

  • Needs airy, well draining soil; roots need a lot of air  
  • 1-1-1 potting soil, sand and peat moss or coco coir

Toxicity Level: 

  • Toxic to animals 

Additional Information:

  • Not a true fern, so has some different requirements 
  • Unlike most ferns, it is toxic 
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