Bird's Nest Ferns
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Bird’s nest fern

Zone Long Beach NY (planning to keep the plant indoors) | Anonymous added on April 8, 2019 | Answered

I bought a bird's nest fern that has some distorted fronds. There are a couple that are twisted and two that are horizontally cracked about 2/3 up from the pot. My guess is that it was not packed well by the shipper or mishandled. Should I cut them off at the bottom? I can't imagine that either the twists or cracks will self heal.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on April 9, 2019

No, leaf damage will not heal.
Give the plant time to acclimate and wait until you have active growth before trimming any damaged leaves.

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