Boston Fern Plants

Boston Fern

Anonymous added on January 27, 2014 | Answered

Will Boston ferns come back if put outside for winter in an area where freezes occur?

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Answered on January 27, 2014

Boston ferns will not usually handle freeze damage well. However, you can put them into dormancy by placing them in a sheltered area ( a cool, dark place) like an attached garage, a closet or a basement. Water only once a month, but water it thoroughly when you do. It will look dead, but in the spring, take it back out and it should regrow fine.

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