How Can I Keep My Boston Fern Through the Winter
How can I keep Boston ferns through the winter since I don't have room in my home for it. Someone said I could cut it back and keep it in the basement and let it go dorment for the winter and it will come back out in the spring. How much would I trim it in order to do this?
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Yes, this will work fine. Water only once a month, but water thoroughly when you do. They will look dead, but in the spring, take them back out and the ferns should regrow fine. Here is pruning information: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/boston-fern/trimming-boston-ferns.htm