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Fish Tail Fern - Plant

The fishtail fern is a shade-loving plant. It is an excellent hanging basket plant and it does well outdoors too.

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SrNo Item name
1 Fish Tail Fern - Plant
2 5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Fish Tail Fern

Fishtail palm is a fast-growing feather palm that makes a beautiful addition to the landscape. It has a gray trunk (grows to about 30 ) that is covered by regularly spaced leaf scar rings.

 

This large fern variety has fronds up to 3 feet long that are less petulant and lighter green color than the parent species. Its pinnae (leaflets) tips are once or twice forked like a fish’s tail giving an unusual appearance.

 

Plant Specifications

Plant Height 12 inch (30 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Fishtail Palm, Jaggery Palm, Toddy Palm, Wine Palm
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 3 feet
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting And Care


Sunlight:

  • Keep the plant in indirect bright sunlight or partial sunlight area.
  • The fish tail fern survives in the outer as well as in the indoor condition, just protect from the harsh sunlight.

Soil:
  • Use nutrient rich, well drained, well aereted, and porous potting mix.

Watering:
  • Water a plant when the topsoil in pot (5 to 8 cm) feels dry to touch.
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering for the winter & rainy season.
  • Try to water the plants in the morning around 8-10 am.

Application of Fertilizer:
  • Apply fertilize a plant mostly in the spring and early monsoon season.
  • Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots to the plant can easily uptake the nutrients and moisture.

Re-potting:
  • When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
  • Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days then move the plant to its required light condition.

Plant Protection:
  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.

 

Fish Tail Fern Care

Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:

  • Allow your plants to settle to your location first after receiving it.
  • Do not overwater them suddenly.
  • Check the moisture in the soil. If it is too dry then apply water gently.
  • Keep the plant in indirect bright light. Gradually move it to more bright location.
  • Do not re-pot immediately after receiving it.

Key requirements to keep plant healthy:

 

Sunlight Indirect bright light or Morning sunlight atleast 3 to 4 hours
Watering Medium
Soil well-drained soil
Temperature 25 to 40 degrees Celsius
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Fish Tail Fern Special Feature

This plant has a leaf shape that resembles the lower fin of a fish.

Fish Tail Fern Uses

Ornamental Use:

  • It makes an excellent hanging as well as a pot plant