Phlebodium blue star/Blue Star Fern

Phlebodium aureum

Ferns sparked the first houseplant craze and have an enduring appeal, especially the unfussy Blue Star Fern. Its wavy blue-green leafs vary between silver, grey and palest green and it can grow up to a metre in height.

Blue Star has a preference for lower light conditions, which makes it relatively easy to care for and makes it a great choice for novices and fern lovers alike.

Comes in a 12cm pot.

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St. Lucia planter (13.5cm)
Cancun planter
Stockholm planter
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How to care for your Phlebodium blue star/Blue Star Fern

Native habitat

Blue Star Fern is native to tropical and subtropical regions of the Americas.

Light and position in the home

Unlike some other ferns, Blue Star will tolerate bright light but avoid direct sunlight. Low to moderate light levels are ideal.


Blue Star, like most ferns, enjoy moist soil year-round and a humid environment. Watering can be reduced in Winter, never leave me waterlogged.

Phlebodium blue star/Blue Star Fern

Facts & Stats

Botanical Name

Phlebodium aureum



Plant Type


Pet Safe




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