Lemon Button Fern, often referred to by various names like button sword fern, erect sword fern, little-leaved sword fern, and fishbone fern, is a dwarf variety of the popular Boston fern. Lemon Button Ferns take their name from the refreshing lemony scent released when their leaves are gently touched or crushed. They hail from pantropical regions, including Asia, Australia, the West Indies, Florida, Central America, and South America.
Lemon Button Fern is characterized by its petite, button-like fronds that radiate a bright and lively shade of green. These fronds create a captivating texture, adding depth to its overall look and infusing your space with a sense of freshness. This fern has a compact and bushy growth habit, making it an ideal fit for smaller to medium-sized containers. Whether placed on tabletops, nestled on shelves, or hung in baskets, its petite size and vibrant green foliage make it an excellent addition to any corner.
As a fern, Lemon Button is an excellent air-purifying houseplant, that filters out pollutants and adds oxygen to the environment.
This plant is very easy-care and versatile, adapting to even low-light rooms. It is a perfect houseplant for beginners and people with busy lifestyles. Moreover, it is a pet-friendly, non-toxic green friend that is recommended for households with pets.
Provide your Lemon Button Fern with bright, indirect sunlight. While it can tolerate lower light conditions, it will thrive when it receives ample, indirect light.
Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Aim to maintain a slightly damp environment without allowing the plant to sit in standing water.
Use a well-draining potting mix to ensure that the plant's roots don't become waterlogged.
Maintain indoor temperatures between 65°F and 75°F. Avoid exposing the plant to cold drafts.
During the growing season, which typically spans from spring to early autumn, apply a balanced, liquid fertilizer every 4 weeks. Dilute the fertilizer to half to avoid over-fertilization, which can harm the plant. Be cautious not to let the fertilizer come into contact with the foliage, as this can lead to leaf burn.
This fern is non-toxic, but you should keep it (and any houseplants) out of reach of pets and children.
2 INCH/ 4 INCH/ 6 INCH ARE THE SIZES OF THE POTS, NOT THE SIZE OF THE PLANTS.
* Minimalist Pot Options: White/ Oatmeal/ Gray colors are randomly picked
* We use 3.5 inch wide clay pots for 4" succulent plant + clay pot option.
Your plant will be carefully wrapped in a sturdy box. Most of the succulents will be shipped bare-root to ensure their safety. If you want to receive the plastic pot & soil, please leave a note in your order. When opening your package, some soil may be loose in the box. Plant orders are shipped within 3-5 days depending on the availability of the plant. We ship our plants Monday through Friday, all twelve months of the year! If you need your order urgently, please message us so we can upgrade your shipping (additional cost applied). We do not ship outside of the continental United States.
We ship all year round, if your area is cold (under 40 degree), please consider purchasing a Heat Pack to add to your order.
Our packaging materials are: - 100% recyclable and biodegradable cardboard boxes. - 100% biodegradable packing peanuts made from natural and non-toxic sources.
Here is our blog about the shipping process and packaging: https://succulentsbox.com/pages/shipping-return-policy
*** The size options are represtentative of pots that the plants come in. Sometimes customer may receive multiple plants instead of a large one to make up size.
*** All of our packages are sterilized before leaving the door.
We only ship out beautiful, healthy plants! Please track your package and open it immediately upon
arrival. If you receive your package and are not satisfied, please message us immediately. Fragile plants such as
bearpaw, baby toe, etc. may break or loose a few of their leaves during transport. Please contact us for
replacements if your plants are severely damaged. We'll try our best to accommodate you.
Plants may be slightly larger or smaller than the pot they are grown in, depending on availability or time of year.
Provide porous soil with adequate drainage, pots with drainage hole are recommended. Bright, filtered
light and ample airflow. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Never let your succulents sit in water. Do
NOT water on the leaves. If you water from beneath by letting the plant sit in a saucer of water, make sure to pour
off any excess water after a few minutes.
The hotter it is outside, the faster your soil will dry out, so you’ll need to water more often if you live in a hot
area. Water with caution in winter, as the plant can lose its roots if the soil stays cold and wet for extended
periods; protect from frost to prevent scarring.