- Lemon-Scented Foliage
- Light Preference/Tolerated (Bright Indirect Light, Medium Light, Low Light)
- Average Watering Needs
- Mature Height 12 Inches
- Pet Safe
Lemon Button Fern is an adorable, compact fern! This fern has small golden leaves attached to its stems. It has an arching growth habit and stays just about a foot in height. This is a wonderful houseplant that gives off a light-lemon scent when the leaves are bruised.
Best Locations For Growing Lemon Button Fern
Any room with humidity is fine for the Lemon Button Fern. Place it in a bathroom, kitchen, or in a family room.
Lemon Button Fern Sunlight Requirements
Plant this fern in a space that has indirect sunlight or filtered light. North, east, and west-facing widows are suitable for the Lemon Button Fern.
Lemon Button Fern Care
Start Lemon Button Fern in a 4-inch pot. Repot every 2-3 years by dividing the rhizomes. This fern prefers rich, organic, well-drained soil. Once new growth appears, cut back the old fronds. Mist the fronds in the winter to maintain higher humidity levels.
Watering Lemon Button Fern
Lemon Button Fern has average water needs. Water it regularly and ensure the soil remains moist.
Feeding Lemon Button Fern
Feed this fern monthly in early spring and summer. Use a fertilizer that is water soluble and apply at half the strength suggested on the label.
Lemon Button Fern Information
|Light Exposure: Bright Indirect Light, Medium Light, Low Light|
|Care Requirements: Easy|
|Watering Requirements: Average - Keep lightly moist. When the top 2 inches of the soil dries out.|
|Pet Friendly: Yes|
|Kid Friendly: Yes|
|Air Purifier: High|
|Growth Rate: Slow|
|Mature Height: 12 inches|
|Mature Spread: 12 inches|
|Flower Color(s): None|
|Flower Shade/Description: Grown for Foliage|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Foliage Description: Green|
|Temperature: Above 60 °F (Above 16 )|
|Humidity: Above Average (60% - 80%)|
|Common Name: Lemon Button Fern|
|Other Name(s): Sword Fern, Lemon Button 'Duffii'|
|Scientific Name: Nephrolepis cordifolia|
|Plant Type: House Plant|
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)
Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
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Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
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Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
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