Lemon Button Fern in Medium Verge CubeNephrolepsis cordifolia
[ Height: 13" - 14" | Diameter: 6" - 7" ]
Lemon Button Ferns perform best in bright indirect or low sunlight. The plants produce arching fronds with rounded leaves that smell of lemons when crushed. Here it is planted in a cream-glazed ceramic pot. Check the soil for dampness once a week. If dry, add about a cup of water, keeping in mind that any excess will build up in the bottom and should be avoided. Also avoid cold drafts for best results.
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- Geographic Origin: Hawaii and the Pacific Islands
- Features: Pet-Friendly
- Growth Rate: Moderate
- Great For: Low Sunlight
Plant Care Guide
As houseplants, indirect or filtered light is best. Dappled shade if grown outside.
Keep evenly moist, but not saturated. Mist to increase humidity.
Level of Care
Needs a little extra care. Just be sure the plant has enough humidity and that it is not in too much sunlight.
Lemon Button Ferns remove toxins that can build up in indoor spaces. A general rule of thumb is 1 medium houseplant per 100 square feet of space effectively cleans the air we breathe.
Feed with a liquid, indoor plant fertilizer about once every 2 weeks during the growing season. Do not fertilize in winter.
Prefer warm and humid climates. Keep above 55°F. Grown outdoors, Lemon Button Ferns are hardy in USDA zones 9-12.
Plant in well-draining organic-rich soil.
Pruning & Propagation
Prune old growth in spring as new growth emerges to enhance shape and fullness. To propagate, split plant and repot.
Yes! Lemon Button Ferns are non-toxic to dogs and cats.