The attractiveness and beauty of house ferns or plants that are millions of years old is always rediscovered. Many types of ferns are known to plant lovers. Among the most famous ferns is the house fern (Nephrolepis exaltata). It is an ornamental houseplant that conquers with its exotic appearance and thin leaves. The leaves are fluffy and light green in color. It creates the atmosphere of eternal spring.
The tropics and sub-tropical area (jungle) is a natural habitat for ferns. This delicate plant requires specific conditions for growth, survival and flowering. With proper care and nursing, it can survive a harsh winter. The biggest enemy of delicate ferns is dry air. Ferns require extremely much moisture like any plant that grows naturally in the jungle. This is easiest to achieve by daily spraying. This is also the most important rule for growing house ferns. Ferns are best kept in the bathroom where moisture is always present.
House ferns should be watered regularly, which depends on the relative humidity in the room, the temperature and the size of the plant. There is no universal rule for watering a plant. Control the needs of the plant and you will soon recognize when the plant needs watering.
House ferns can also be placed in dimly lit rooms because they like shade. In the jungle, it lives in the shade of large plants away from direct sunlight. So put it in a place where it will not be exposed to direct sunlight. In winter, the best place for a house fern is a window facing east. In summer, the best place is a window overlooking the north.
House fern helps against insomnia. This popular houseplant is rich in essential oils, flavonoids and other beneficial substances that have a calming effect on the nervous system. Charming green ferns can help fight the effects of stress, which results in better sleep.