Boston Fern Plants
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Boston Fern

Zone Blue Ridge Ga Zone 7 | Anonymous added on October 23, 2019 | Answered

After bringing in my Boston Fern, I noticed little black pill like things falling on the floor around the plant. Are these seeds to save?

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on October 24, 2019

It sounds like the spores, and you can try planting them, though it takes a long time and the plant won't be true to the variety you have.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/boston-fern/black-fronds-on-boston-ferns.htm

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/ferns-houseplants/propagating-ferns.htm

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