Boston Fern Plants
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Boston Fern

Anonymous added on August 27, 2015 | Answered

I have an inside Boston fern that gets long stringy growth with no fronds. Do I remove them or let them go?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on August 29, 2015

If the fern were outside in nature, those runners would root where they touch the ground, giving the plant another means to spread. You can cut them off.
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/boston-fern/boston-fern-runners.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/boston-fern/boston-fern-care.htm

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