Similar to the Maidenhair Fern, the Fern ‘Mahogany’ has eye-catching foliage that boasts a deep wood color. Say hello to a new plant friend! This easy to care for, pet-friendly plant is all the rage. When we said similar to the Maidenhair Fern, we meant it but without all the fuss. It’s perfect for seasoned plant collectors.
Grow Pot Size: 4” Overall Height Including Grow Pot: 7-9” Plant Care Level: Medium
Ferns are known for their ar-purifying properties.
Fern ‘Mahogany’ Care Tips
Other Common Names: Mahogany Maidenhair Fern
Binomial Name:Didymochlaena truncatula
Care Level: Medium
Light: Indirect medium or part shade
Water: Allow top 2” of soil to dry
Pet Friendly: Yes
The Fern ‘Mahogany’ Story
Where is it from? The tropical and subtropical regions of Asia.
Who is the Fern ‘Mahogany’? The Fern ‘Mahogany’ received its common name from the mahogany wood color it has. The hardy foliage makes this plant an excellent choice for both beginners and seasoned plant collectors.
Good For You! Ferns are natural air purifying plants and have been documented at removing pollutants and toxins from the air such as formaldehyde, xylene, and toluene.
Is the Fern ‘Mahogany’ the right plant for me?
Ferns are known to be tricky and hard to care for but this fern seems to be a little easier to care for. Keep the soil slightly moist. Water thoroughly and drain any excess water. Follow a monthly fertilizing schedule when the plant is actively growing. In most cases, this is in the spring and summer. Use a balanced fertilizer - this means a ratio of NPK that is all the same.
Pet Friendly: Yes, we recommend keeping plants away from curious pets.
Location Suggestions: We suggest popping this fern in your bathroom or bedroom where it can take advantage of the cooler temperature and high humidity!
Medium, indirect or part-shade
Keep the soil slightly moist. Water thoroughly and drain any excess water.
This can be done every 12-18 months. Choose a pot that is 2” larger in diameter than the original pot.
Use a well-draining, high organic matter soil mix.
Average from 65°F to 75°F
Follow a monthly fertilizing schedule when the plant is actively growing. In most cases, this is in the spring and summer. Use a balanced fertilizer - this means a ratio of NPK that is all the same. Ex: 10-10-10.
Gently remove dried, browning mature leaves from the base.
Direct sunlight will scorch the leaves, keep in medium, indirect sunlight.
General Information About Your Plant
The tropical and subtropical regions of Asia.
Deep brown foliage
Non-toxic. Always keep plants out of reach of pets and children.