Boston Fern (Sword Fern, Fishbone Fern, Ladder Fern)
Safe to Feed
- 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.