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  • What is a Fern?
    A fern is a plant that reproduces through spores rather than seeds. Ferns have no flowers or fruits and have long, leafy stems that unfold into a characteristic leaf-shaped pattern.
  • What types of ferns does your webshop sell?
    Our webshop sells a variety of ferns, including tree ferns, indoor ferns and outdoor ferns. For more information view the assortment:
  • Which ferns are hardy?
    There are several hardy ferns suitable for growing outdoors in colder climates. Think of the Dryopteris species, Polystichum species and some Athyrium species. In addition, we provide information for all ferns as to whether they are hardy or not.
  • Which ferns are poisonous to pets?
    Some ferns can be toxic to pets due to the presence of chemicals such as ptaquiloside. Species such as the Asplenium and Nephrolepis are usually non-toxic, while some Cyathea and Polypodium species can be potentially dangerous. Consult us via the button below if you want to know for sure:
  • How can I use ferns in a terrarium?
    Ferns thrive in terrariums because of the high humidity. Choose compact species such as the Adiantum species (maiden's fern) or small Nephrolepis species. Provide adequate light and airflow to prevent mold growth.
  • Which ferns grow well in the shade?
    Ferns often thrive in shady conditions. Species such as the Polystichum species (needle fern), Dryopteris species, and the Athyrium species (female fern) are good choices for shady gardens.
  • How do I take care of my fern(s)?
    Ferns need moist conditions to grow and thrive best in a spot with indirect sunlight. Make sure the soil is always moist and water the fern regularly. For more care tips see:
  • Can I grow my fern outside?
    This depends on the type of fern you have. Some types of ferns can grow outdoors, while others thrive better indoors. Be sure to follow the specific care instructions for your fern.
  • How tall will my fern get?
    This depends on the type of fern you have. Some types of ferns can stay small, while others can grow several feet tall.
  • Do I need to fertilize my fern(s)?
    Yes, it is recommended to fertilize your fern with an organic fertilizer every few months.
  • Can I repot my fern?
    Yes, it is recommended that you repot your fern every few years to promote growth. Be sure to use a pot large enough for your fern's roots.
  • What if my fern gets brown leaves?
    Brown leaves can be a sign that your fern is not getting enough water or that the air is too dry. Try to keep the soil moister and provide a moist environment for your fern. Ferns do very well in the bathroom.
  • Which pesticides can I use to protect my ferns?
    It is important to exercise caution when using pesticides on ferns because some ferns can be sensitive to certain chemicals. Here are some pesticides that are safe for ferns that individuals can purchase: 1. Insecticide soap: This is an environmentally friendly pesticide that is effective against aphids, mites and other small insects. 2. Neem oil: This is a natural pesticide that is effective against a wide range of insects and diseases. 3. Copper fungicide: This is a fungicide that is effective against fungi and bacteria that cause plant diseases. 4. Pyrethrin: This is an insecticide that is effective against a wide range of insects and mites. It is important to carefully read and follow the instructions on the pesticide label to ensure that it is used safely and effectively.
  • How can I multiply my fern?
    Ferns can be multiply by spores. This is a process in which the fern produces spores that can be used to grow new ferns. There are several online resources available that explain how to do this.
  • How can I protect my ferns against diseases and pests?
    1. Check ferns regularly for signs of pests or diseases, such as yellow leaves, discoloration or spots. 2. Remove dead or damaged leaves and branches as soon as possible to prevent disease from spreading. 3. Keep the ferns clean and free of dust and dirt, as this can attract pests. 4. Give the ferns sufficient humidity, you can do this by spraying the ferns with water. 5. Use natural pesticides, such as neem oil or insect repellent plants, to repel pests. 6. If you do experience pests, consider treating the ferns with an organic pesticide.
  • Can ferns be grown indoors?
    Absolutely, many ferns are suitable houseplants. Choose varieties that adapt well to indoor conditions. Provide enough light, but avoid direct sunlight. Keep the humidity level up by regular spraying or using humidifiers.
  • What is the ideal potting soil for ferns?
    A well-draining potting soil containing a mix of peat moss, perlite, and houseplant potting soil is suitable for ferns. They prefer a slightly acidic pH level.
  • How will my ferns be shipped?
    All packages are sent through Post NL. The ferns are rolled up with paper and placed securely in a cardboard box. We strive to use as little plastic as possible. Our packing method ensures that the ferns arrive safe and healthy. For more information:
  • How much does it cost to ship my ferns?
    The cost of mail delivery varies by country. The standard costs are as follows: Netherlands: €6,95, free shipment from €75,00 Belgium: €11.50, free shipment from €75,00 Germany: €11.50 France: €11,50 Luxembourg: €11,50 Spain: €25,- Italy: €25,- Austria: €25,- Denmark: €25,- Poland: €25,- Other EU countries: €35,-
  • How long does it take for my ferns to arrive?
    Placed orders are shipped within 1-2 business days via PostNL. Depending on how busy PostNL is, the package will reach you within 1-2 business days after shipment. Outside The Netherlands it will take 1-4 business days
  • How can I contact your customer service?
    You can contact our customer service through email. We are available to answer all your questions and resolve any issues you may have. To request contact, it is possible to do this directly with the contact form:
  • Where can I report damage?
    If your ferns has been damaged along the way, you can report this on the page below.
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