Blue star fern

Phlebodium aureum

This fern is native to the tropical forests of South America and is an epiphyte meaning it doesn't grow in the soil but instead grows on the trucks and limbs of other plants. It is a stunning blue/green colour with long elongated fronds.  If you're the sort of person that can't seem to keep a fern alive....this one will restore your faith in ferns! Much much hardier than other ferns.


Medium to low light. No direct sun as this will burn the leaves.   


Keep the soil damp to replicate its natural damp environment. Approximately once a week should do the trick, just ensure soil is not too soggy and wet.