Maidenhair Ferns

Maidenhair Ferns

trevornet added on August 25, 2016 | Answered

Repotting maidenhair ferns (3, 4, 5, 6 years old) in a large container. Seems to be two distinct plants. Q1) Do I split it and replant in smaller pots or just replant? Q2) What potting mix do I use? Q3) How often should I replant or repot?

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Answered on August 26, 2016

Yes, you can divide the plants to give them more growing space. Repot as needed, whenever the ferns outgrow their container. See this article for more:

The best potting mix for maidenhair fern is one that contains a high proportion of peat moss mixed with organic matter.

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