I bought this little package at home depot garden area and was
surprised to see that the product was what looked like a half moon. I
thought that fern's could only propagate through spores? Anyhow never
heard of this type and it looks like a Boston Fern, that was what
attracted me to it in the first place. That half moon object could be
a tuber of some sort? I googled, but it does not say anything about a
Yes you are correct that ferns reproduce by spores. That is a rather
process, so they are also grown by divisions of the crown/roots. That
what is usually sold in those little packages. Plant it in rich,
moist soil and
keep moist,but not overly wet. I would start it in a pot until you see
growth, then keep it in the pot or set it outside as you wish.
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