7 Types of Ferns for Growing Indoors

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Houseplant, Fern Plants

Ferns are an interesting way to add greenery to your houseplant collection. Most of the ferns that are grown indoors are easy to grow and care for.

Some ferns produce spores that can be used for multiplication of your fern collection.

We have herebelow outlined for you 7 of the best Ferns for growing indoors.

The Best Fern Plants for Growing Indoors

  1. Maidenhair Fern | Adiantum raddianum
  2. Houseplant, Maidenhair Fern

    Maidenhair Fern also called Delta Maidenhair Fern bears wiry, shiny, dark stems which resemble human hair. The Maidenhair Fern can grow to a height of 2 ft with a spread of 1-2 ft. Read more »

  3. Boston Fern | Nephrolepis exaltata 'Bostoniensis'
  4. Houseplant, Boston Fern

    Boston Fern is an attractive, hardy fern which bears gracefully arching fronds and leaves which are highly compound whose edges appear slightly serrate. Read more »

  5. Lemon Button Fern | Nephrolepis cordifolia 'Duffii'
  6. Houseplant, Lemon Button Fern

    Lemon Button Fern also called Button Sword Fern, Fishbone Fern or Little-leaved Sword Fern is a compact, small-sized, hardy fern which bears gracefully drooping stems about 1 ft long. Read more »

  7. Holly Fern | Cyrtomium falcatum
  8. Houseplant, Holly Fern

    Holly Fern also called House Holly-fern or Japanese Holly Fern bears toothed, sharp-tipped, holly-like leaves which tolerates lower light and saline conditions than most indoor ferns. Read more »

  9. Hare's Foot Fern | Davallia canariensis
  10. Houseplant, Hare's Foot Fern

    Hare's Foot Fern is grown for its thick, scaly rhizomes which grow over the edge of the pot and resemble a hare's foot hence giving the fern its common name. Read more »

  11. Rabbit's Foot Fern | Davallia fejeensis
  12. Houseplant, Rabbit's Foot Fern

    Rabbit's Foot Fern is grown for its furry, brown and yellow rhizomes which look like a rabbit's foot and hence the name. The Rabbit's Foot Fern rhizomes absorb moisture and nutients as they crawl. Read more »

  13. Staghorn Fern | Platycerium bifurcatum
  14. Houseplant, Staghorn Fern

    Staghorn Fern also called Antelope Ears or Elkhorn Fern bears large and spectacular fronds which are usually divided at their ends into antler-like lobes. Read more »

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