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Q.Should I Please Prune All The Fronds On My Tree Fern Now Or Just The Ones That Have Gone A Little Brown

Zone CF14 1JQ | Anonymous added on March 31, 2021 | Answered

I am a little confused as some you tube videos take all the fronds off at the end of March but other sites say to leave them.

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Answered on April 1, 2021

My research shows that you should leave them, even the brown ferns that hang as they offer stability and moisture for the fern. If you want to remove the brown ferns in spring, cut them back no more than 5 inches from the trunk. Here is more on their care:


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