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Q.I have a large fern and the leaves are browning and I’m left with these short, dead sticks.

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It’s still green, but where the fern leaves die, they just crumble all over and they leave these sharp, dead sticks all throughout the center mostly. Do I cut these down to the soil? Pulling them out will not work.

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Answered on March 23, 2019

I assume this is indoors. Humidity can be an issue for ferns indoors. Misting can help and even placing a room humidifier near the plant will provide the moisture it needs.

You can clean all the dead leaves and stems from the plant.
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