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repotting a foxtail fern ( a.densiflorus 'myeri')

Posted by theficuswrangler 9/10 ( on
Fri, Jan 4, 13 at 13:33

I recently acquired a potted foxtail fern that is severely rootbound. The top of the soil is covered with tuber-like structures, ranging in size from olives to pecans. Should these be removed when repotting? Buried? I plan to cut the root mass into 2 or 3 sections, root prune, and plant in gritty mix.

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RE: repotting a foxtail fern ( a.densiflorus 'myeri')

I don't think it would hurt to remove those tubers. Members of the Asparagus family are very tough. It will just grow more. We used to take care of the flower beds at church and it was full of the regular asparagus fern. We never could kill it all.

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