Maidenhair Ferns
Q.

Maidenhair Ferns

Anonymous added on April 15, 2014 | Answered

I have a hard time growing maidenhair ferns. First I use to kill them, by fertilizing them. Then I heard that was not good for the maidenhair ferns. So I stopped fertilizing them, changed the soil, and still didn't have much luck. They are alive, though. I no longer kill them, but they are not thick. I also read that acidic soil is not the best choice for them either, and my soil was 1/2 miracle soil, and 1/2 sphagnum peat moss - peat moss is acidic. So last February, I changed the soil again. Organic soil with 1/3 of sphagnum peat moss. I see new babies coming out, but still some others are dying. I'm known for having a green thumb. Can you please tell me what I'm doing wrong? Thank you.

A.
A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on November 30, -0001

This article will help with growing and caring for these ferns: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/foliage/maidenhair-fern/maidenhair-fern-care.htm

00
Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Maidenhair Ferns
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert

Learn More