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Sad fern houseplant

I bought a fern houseplant about 6 weeks ago - it was fine until last week when leaves started to shrivel, then die and fall off.  Most of it is still healthy - what can I do to cheer it up?  It is on the landing floor with 2 other plants but gets light from a nearby window. I haven't let it dry out.

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  • ObelixxObelixx Vendée, Western FrancePosts: 27,555
    Which fern?  There are loads and some like a humid atmosphere and some prefer it dry.  Some like plenty of light and others don't.
    "We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." - George Bernard Shaw
  • Unfortunately I have no idea - it's quite a pale green and the fronds are made up of small crinkly leaves - it isn't shiny like some ferns are.  This is perhaps a lesson I need to learn - only buy from nurseries or shops which label their plants properly!
  • ObelixxObelixx Vendée, Western FrancePosts: 27,555
    Try uploading a photo using the rectangular icon with the mountain and sun and make sure the size is reduced as there's a maximum on here.   Then someone can identify it and tell you what it likes.
    "We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." - George Bernard Shaw
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