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Grow ferns successfully (Part II)

We will continue giving you some advices that you can keep in mind when growing your ferns.

Remember that ferns produce neither flowers nor seeds, their reproduction is done through spores. If you are thinking of transplanting one of your ferns we advise you to do it in the middle of spring, when the weather is warmer, only do it if you notice that the roots of the plant are dense and strong.

The division is a better way to reproduce ferns since reproduction by spores can become quite complicated. To have a good result, the roots must be covered but without tightening the soil.

If you notice that the tips of the ferns are dry or brown it means that the soil is too dry or that the plant is not getting enough environmental moisture.

Normally ferns can be grouped and can live with other plants as long as they are not directly exposed to the sun. this way it will benefit from moisture created by the plants around them and will not require much work.

It is advisable that ferns are in cool and ventilated areas, but without large drafts, they should also be kept away from large sources of heat such as stoves or radiators. Remember to pay during the growing season, you should do it every ten days, use some liquid fertilizer for green plants by adding a little to the irrigation water.

All ferns they enjoy being abroad During spring and late summer, you can place them in the garden or on your balcony, you will see how they show their splendor. It is best to place them in the shade or half shade, their leaves are delicate and direct sun rays can harm them.

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