Asparagus plumosus is one of several houseplants commonly called Asparagus Ferns. But despite this common name, it's not a true fern at all. Rather, Asparagus ferns gets this nickname from their plumes of feathery foliage that look like delicate fern fronds. This particular species (sometimes called Asparagus setaceous) is one of our favorites. Its rich dark green color and a distinct appearance make it reminiscent of a walk through a lush northwest forest.
• Light: Place in bright, indirect light
• Water: Allow to dry slightly between waterings. Water when first 1-2” of soil feels dry to the touch, or at first sign of wilt
• Considerations: Thrives in high humidity. Yellowing needles that drop typically means the plant needs more light or water
WHAT TO EXPECT
You'll get a healthy Asparagus plumosus that meets our rigorous quality standards in your choice of a 4" or 6" nursery pot. No two plants are alike, and yours will have its own unique shape, size and personality; expect this natural variation from the photos.
Our plants include detailed care instructions as well as our Houseplant Best Practices guide, with information on how to repot, seasonal care and more!
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