Blue Star Fern (Phlebodium aureum)

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Blue Star Fern (Phlebodium aureum)

Related to a hare-foot fern, Phlebodium aureum, is a unique, fern popularly grown for it's blue-grey foliage. It’s native to tropical regions of South America, North America and the Caribbean where it grows as an epiphyte. Growing in a clump, this plant bears blue-grey fronds that extend from the creeping rhizomes, which have a furry appearance.

 

*As plants are natural products, form, pattern and colour will vary slightly.

*Larger pot sizes (Size 4 and above) are ONLY available for Local Pickup or Local Delivery within 5km of our stores.


Skill level

Easy

Alternative names

Blue Star Fern

 

LIGHT
Prefers bright light.

WATER
Keep moist over the warmer months. Reduce watering in the cooler months and allow the plant to dry longer between watering. Can adapt to drier conditions.

NUTRIENTS
Feed with slow-release fertiliser once every month (refer to packaging for dosage). In the warmer months, feed twice with a liquid fertiliser.

IDEAL TEMPERATURE
Cool to warm.

This is a general guide of the size we offer:

Size 1: 70mm - 100mm pot

Size 2: 110mm-130mm pot

Size 3: 140mm - 180mm pot

Size 4: 200mm pot

Size 5: 250mm pot

Size 6: 300mm pot

Size 7: 350mm pot

Size 8: 400mm pot