How to Care for a Blue Star Fern

use these instructions to care for a Blue Star Fern. this guide will tell you how to water your Blue Star Fern, its light, temperature, and humidity preferences; and any additional care your plant might need to help it grow.

LIGHT REQUIREMENTS

Your Blue Star Fern prefers bright indirect light, but will adapt to lower lighting conditions. It will not tolerate direct sunlight, as the foliage will burn. 

WATER REQUIREMENTS

Your Blue Star Fern is relatively hardy and will tolerate soil that dries out from time to time, but it prefers its soil to be kept moist–never wet or soggy. Water when the top 50% of soil is dry.   

HUMIDITY PREFERENCE

Your Blue Star Fern will do just fine in average household humidity, but will appreciate a boost in humidity through regular misting or adding a humidifier nearby. Your bathroom and kitchen are great spots to keep your Blue Star Fern, as these areas are most humid.

PlANT FOOD

For best results, use a general houseplant fertilizer diluted to half the recommended strength once a month during the spring and summer. Make sure soil is moist before fertilizing. Never apply fertilizer to dry soil.

OPTIMUM TEMPERATURE

Your Blue Star Fern will thrive in average room temperatures between 65-80 degrees. 

ADDITIONAL CARE

Regularly remove any dead fronds from your plant to encourage healthy, rich, and green growth. Cut stems at the soil line with clean, sharp shears.   

TOXICITY

Your Blue Star Fern is non-toxic and pet-friendly.