|Nephrolepis exaltata is an indoor plant that can be grown outdoors in warm areas. The species has broad fronds, 6 inches wide, reaching 5 feet tall. These are the classic Victorian parlour ferns, or Boston ferns. They have a graceful, arching habit, and various cultivars are available. They require good, indirect light indoors, and monthly feeding. This dwarf cultivar has irregular pinnae varying from lobed to wavy to ear-shaped. The pinnate fronds are thin and erect. Hardy and easy to cultivate, this fern enjoys a moist soil, of slight acidity.