A guide to the Silver Lady Fern

The humid loving Silver Lady Fern is great for beginners. Low maintenance, read our simple care guide and get started building your indoor jungle.
Prickle Plants Silver Lady Fern Indoor Plant
In the words of a great silver (haired) man “woah woah woah, she’s a lady” - and we’re sure that this plant is actually what the iconic Tom Jones was singing about! Not only is she easy on the eye, she’s also an absolute pleasure to be around as Blechnum Silver Lady care is nice and simple. But there are a few things to look out for.

Place this plant on top of a pebble tray if your home has dry air. This will help keep the air around your Silver Lady fern humid.

Not to overly quote Sir Tom Jones here but “always treat her with respect.” If you start to notice her leaves turning grey or brown, make sure to give her a drink of water. Ideally, you’ll want to use filtered tap water to keep her well looked after, but this is only required fortnightly. You’ll always want her looking her best, so make sure she gets to spend her days relaxing in bright, indirect sunlight. Lastly, keep in mind that she can be quite hard to propagate - it can take up to 3 months - so you’ll need to be in it for the long haul!

Care Guide

Other Names: Blechnum Silver Lady; Silver Lady Fern; Dwarf Tree Fern;
Light: This plant likes the shade, but prefers bright, indirect sunlight.
Water: Water when the first 5cm of soil is dry, usually fortnightly.
Environment: Mist your fern plant when it's time to water it.
Care: Water is key to this plant's health, filtered tap water will keep it at its happiest.
Location: Bathroom, kitchen, living room.
Minimum Temperature: 13 degrees.
Pet Friendly: Keep little ones away from this plant, it's not pet or child friendly.
Propagation: This fern is hard to propagate and can take up to 3 months, so we don’t recommend it.

Silver Lady Fern

Blechnum Silver Lady
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Fern Bundle

Blechnum Silver Lady; Asparagus Plumosus; Adiantum Raddianum Fragrans
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Problem Solving

Grey/brown leaves? Your Silver Lady is thirsty, give it some extra watering.
Bleached leaves? Move your houseplant away from the sunlight and into more indirect light.

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