Your New Favorite Indoor Plant

Say hello to the Nephrolepis exaltata, also known as the Boston Fern. This charming plant is a must-have for any indoor plant enthusiast. With its lush, verdant leaves and easy care, it's no wonder this fern has become a household favorite.

Nephrolepis exaltata

Deep Shade To Dappled Sunlight

Tolerates both low light and softly filtered light.

Low Water Needs

Requires occasional watering (once a week), resilient to some dryness.

Moderately Adaptable Soil pH

Can thrive in acidic to neutral pH ranges.

Safe For Humans

No known toxic effects.

Low Safety Risks For Pets

This plant has minimal safety concerns for pets.


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About Nephrolepis exaltata

The Boston Fern stands at a comfortable 2-3 feet tall and wide, making it the perfect size for your interior spaces. Its leaves are a spectacular sight, ranging in color from lemon to verdant to dappled. And while it doesn't produce any flowers or fruits, its leafy charm more than makes up for it.

Did you know that the Boston Fern is one of the most popular indoor plants around the world? Its popularity is due in part to its ability to thrive in indoor conditions and its air-purifying qualities.

Also known as

Boston fern
Boston sword fern
Boston swordfern
Sword fern

Our design recommendations

The Boston Fern is a great choice for adding a touch of green to your indoor spaces. Its lush, leafy appearance makes it a great focal point for any room. Plus, it's versatile enough to be placed in a pot or a hanging plant container, making it a great choice for limited spaces. The Boston Fern is best suited for indoor spaces, but it can also thrive on a deck or in other limited outdoor spaces. Just make sure it's not exposed to direct sunlight, as it prefers indirect light.