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Boston Fern (Sword Fern, Fishbone Fern, Ladder Fern)

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  • Common Name: Boston Fern (Sword Fern, Fishbone Fern, Ladder Fern)
  • Latin Name: Nephrolepsis exaltata
  • Family Name: Lomariopsidaceae

This fern is not toxic but be sure you have identified it correctly before offering as food. 

If recently bought then you should allow time for re-potting and only offer new growth. 

Various sources also list this fern as being in the Nephrolepidaceae and Polypodiaceae families.

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