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Q.How do you care for the hairs on Boston ferns

Zone 50323 Zone 5 has always grown indoors | Anonymous added on May 20, 2020 | Answered

My Boston fern is very old and when it is growing well produces many “hairs”. Should these be trimmed? How often? What is the purpose of the “hairs”?

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Answered on May 23, 2020

These aerial roots can be trimmed away with no effect on the plant.


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