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Polypodium Punctatum is hardy, low maintenance and air purifier houseplant, it does exceedingly well at indoors low light environment. Ferns are an outstanding shade plants, have existed from prehistoric period due to their ability to adapt and self-reproduce, they will continue to thrive in the most extreme conditions. Ferns are fast growing foliage plants which are least bothered about feeding, light and low or high temperature.

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Polypodium Punctatum

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Polypodium Punctatum is a species of plants family lomariopsidaceae, native to tropical and subtropical rain forests all over the world. A common characteristic of the plants are that they possess branched stems, complex leaves and roots. Having dual organs, these plants are capable of self-fertilization. The spores, being relatively light are able to transport themselves through long distances, ensuring survival of their species. Below are the specifications of offered plant:

Plant name: Polypodium Punctatum
Plant size: 6-10 inch approx
Potting medium : Potting mix
Pot size: 6 inch plastic pot
Location: Indoor, Shade
Light: Shade, artificial light
Watering: Frequent, like moist soil
Temperature: 16 to 32 degree celsius

Ferns are perfect houseplants which survive in adverse conditions for a plant, these are adaptable to low or artificial light and human livable temperature range at ease, these will not disappoint or need much of your attention to bring tropical look and clean harmful pollutants from the indoors air. While growing as houseplant, ferns require moderate bright light, little humidity and over watering. Ferns have existed from prehistoric period due to their ability to adapt and self-reproduce, they will continue to thrive in the most extreme conditions.

Due to the extensive number of species, different types of ferns are able to grow under different type of climatic conditions. Their needs are diverse and extreme. Some species of ferns can tolerate extreme heat and drought whereas some grow well with enough water and warmth. Typically, most ferns are found in the tropical regions where the climatic conditions are most feasible.

Ferns are known to have the ability to remove chemical pollutants in the air, specifically Boston Fern (Nephrolepis exaltata ‘Bostoniensis’) and Kimberly Queen Fern (Nephrolepis obliterata) were part of NASA clean air study and found to be effective in removing formaldehyde, xylene and toluene. Ferns are extensively used as indoor landscape plants to beautify the surroundings.

We have tested its different varieties by placing them at living rooms, bedrooms, bathrooms, thick shades at Delhi weather conditions for more than couple of years and it works. The plant does not require to be fed or watered frequently, watering it once in a month and a spoon of fertilizer every spring in the indoor conditions, makes it more than happy.

Go ahead and buy the plant online or by visiting our offline store for more exclusive collections, the plant tolerates ignoring nature, adds exotic elegance to the interiors design, improves air quality and helps to fight sick building syndrome.

WHAT TO DO?

  • Every plant has different type of light, feed and water requirements.
  • Most of the plants like moderate watering, let the couple of inch at surface dry before watering again.
  • Some plants require frequent feeding but most, once in a year, feed the plant at beginning of spring.
  • Repot the plant every couple of years in slightly bigger container.

WHAT NOT TO DO?

  • Avoid frequent watering in winters, it will kill the plant.
  • Avoid temperature shocks like taking it suddenly indoors or outdoors.
  • Avoid partial watering and use water sprayers to water equally in all directions.
  • Avoid repotting plants in large containers, most of the plants likes to be in groups.
  • Avoid over fertilizing, quantity depends on NPK ingredients but plants do need not more than a spoon.

COMMON UNDERSTANDING

Plants are living creatures require a little sensitivity towards them, following common instructions are helpful for keeping them happy:
  • Dig around the root zone with your fingers to a depth of 2-3' for small plants and water generously when the soil feels dry to the touch.
  • Use a balanced fertilizer i.e., 10-10-10, 14-14-14 (Nitrogen (N), Phosphorus (P) and Potassium (K)) food with micro-nutrients.
  • Be observant of the changes in plant vigor and growth, plants are more susceptible to disease and pests if they are weakened through poor maintenance.
  • It is good to make it a practice to inspect plants progress so you can spot systems of disease or insect infestations well in advance of any serious problem.
  • Pruning is required at times for plant health and aesthetics, as a general note remove the damaged leaves and branches as soon as those are noticed to avoid infections.

SHIPPING

  • We deliver living items only in Delhi NCR.
  • We ship non living items to all over India.
  • Plants images are for recognition purpose only.
  • Actual size may vary as natural plants grow their ways.
  • Orders which are not processed can be cancelled on request.
  • We reserve right of cancelling any order without intimation.
Normal Delivery (1-15 Working Days)
  • Living items are delivered door step by our staff.
  • Non living items are shipped via reliable couriers.
  • Living and non living items are dispatched within 1 to 15 days.
Store Pickup
  • Items purchased with the local pick up can be collected from our store at Gurgaon.
  • Items can be delivered by us with minimum delivery charges.
Shipping Charges
  • Shipping is free for all orders over INR 10,000.
  • Heavy plants above 20kg weight can be purchased with store pickup.
  • Please contact us for more information.

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1 review for Polypodium Punctatum

  1. Sonal Vohra (Senior Product Analyst)
    Rated 5 out of 5

    Sonal Vohra (Senior Product Analyst)

    Ferns require little humidity to grow well, needs to add small unpolished pebbles and water in a tray underneath of planter with good drainage hole to have good doing fern plants. These are air purifier, easy care, hardy and low light indoor houseplants. Excellent look and feel.

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