Scientific Name: Nephrolepis exaltata 'Bostoniensis' Form: Mounded, Weeping
Common Name:Boston fern Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:NephrolepidaceaeHabit: Arching, Upright
Plant Type: Fern, Indoor foliage plant Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.7 - 1.3m x 1.5 - 2.0m
Origin: Mexico, Central America, Caribbean Island, South America, Africa, South Asia / India Hardiness Zone:Zone 10: (-1 to 4 C)
Leaves: Compound, Fern-like, Basal, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Even-pinnate, Linear, Serrate, Undulate (wavy)
Flowers: n/a
Fruit: Sporangium (spores), Brown
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Landscape Uses: Hanging basket, Indoor plant
Key ID Features:Fronds sword-shaped fronds, pinnae deltoid, and shallow toothed. Arching habit with weeping form.