How To Grow Leather Leaf Fern

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Leatherleaf fern (Rumohra adiantiformis) is an attractive fern with long, green glossy stems and triangular, finely dissected fronds. The leatherleaf fern can be grown successfully indoors. The leathery fronds of this fern stay fresh for lengthy periods after cutting, so no wonder they’re a favourite with florists!

Position – Indoors in a cool, well lit spot away from direct sunlight
Water – Water regularly so that the soil remains moist
SoilYates Potting Mix with Dynamic Lifter
When To Grow – Throughout the year

How To Grow

Step 1 – Choose a spot indoors that is well lit but away from direct sunlight.
Step 2 – Fill pot with good quality potting mix such as Yates Potting Mix with Dynamic Lifter.
Step 3 – Remove the plant from the container, gently tease the roots and cut away any circled or tangled roots.
Step 4 – Position in hole and backfill with potting mix, gently firming down. Water in well keeping the water away from the leaves.
Step 5 – Water the plant regularly to keep the potting mix moist.
Step 6 – Feed every 2 weeks with Yates Thrive All Purpose Soluble Plant Food at half the rate to promote strong root development and healthy foliage growth

Growing Tips


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