Boston Fern Plants
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boston fern

Zone 39402 | bradusafboy26 added on February 16, 2012 | Answered

I recently inherited a Boston fern and I think it might have been neglected a bit. The leaves look a little burnt from possibly a slight southern frost and not watered properly. Is it ok to cut it back rather short and start over? If so, will it grow back? What to do?

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Nikki
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Answered on February 17, 2012

Yes, the plant can be cut back and will regrow just fine. This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/boston-fern/trimming-boston-ferns.htm

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