Phlebodium aureum incorrectly known as Polypodium, is a fine strong house plant, this fern is less capricious than most. Long strap-like greenwave and curl attractively and are covered with a beautiful blue bloom.
All year 10-21 °C (50-70 °CF)
Soil: A well-drained, moist soil-less.
Where to: Will tolerate shade but grows better in good light. No direct sunlight.
Watering requirements: Water freely when in growth but ensure thatis good. Mist-spray weekly. It requires some .
General care: As indicated, good light, goodand humidity will ensure a handsome plant.
Rest: It may cease to grow for a time; this is the time to rest the plant. Stopand recommence when plant puts out new shoots. As growth increases with well-diluted liquid fertilizer fortnightly.
When it looks sick:
- The plant looks dry, brittle and tired : You must check all of the following. Drainage must be excellent and the soil moist but not waterlogged.
- If the plant has dried out, water it and clip off unsightly, damaged leaves. Spray regularly; cater for a reasonable degree of humidity. Give it plenty of light but not direct sunlight. In these conditions, the plant will soon recover.