Kimberley Queen Fern is a very popular house plant which purifies the air. These plants are excellent for indoor as it brings colour and warmth to any room. This most beautiful super easy to grow fern can be a vibrant accent on the patio when it combines with Begonia or Caladium. Kimberly queen adds attraction when putting on patios, in the office place, indoors, or in gardens. Kimberley Queen Fern grows well both in vessels and in the ground.
Scientific name: Nephrolepis obliterata
Common Name: Kimberley Queen Fern
Benefit: It is a Nasa recommended air purifying plant. It reduces indoor air pollution by removing Formaldehyde, Xylene and Toluene from the air. Natural humidifier.
Kimberley Queen Fern Care
The Kimberley Queen is not as sensitive to low humidity, thus it is better suited for the typical indoor environment. It is relatively easy to cultivate indoors. Every 3-4 months it spread much in a thickness of 2-3 inches around the base of the plant and It grows 3 feet tall. The roots give out new fronds in the spring so protect the roots during the winter. Removing the dead fronds regularly encourage healthy, rich, and green growth. This fern is highly resistant to pests and diseases. However, if affected, use appropriate pesticides to solve the problem.
- light: Prefer bright, but indirect sunlight. Plant it in the partial shade or filtered sunlight.
- Soil: Use humus-rich potting soil or a soil-less mix
- Water: Kimberley Queen Fern is sensitive to both too little and too much water, so water the plant well but permit the soil to dry out between waterings.
- Temperature: 16 °C and 24 °C
- Fertilizer: Feed with a diluted liquid fertilizer or water-soluble fertilizer once in 3-6 months.
- Propagation: By Plant Division
- Toxicity: non-toxic to cats and dogs.