Boston Fern : If you are looking for a graceful, green, easy to maintain indoor plant - your search ends here. The drooping fronds, make them an ideal plant for keeping near well lit bookshelves, east lit balconies etc.
Light: Medium amount but consistent light is needed, but you must always avoid direct sun. North or east facing balconies/ windows should bring about the magic.
Watering: Keep the plant constantly moist. Water everyday in all seasons.
Humidity: Loves humidity in the air. Mist the plants regularly. Misting also helps in reducing the dust that tends to get collected on the large span of their leaves.
Feeding: A weak all purpose feed once every 2 weeks is necessary for glossy and bright leaves.
Repotting: This fern grows profusely if well cared for. So you can repot them every year during spring till it attains its full growth. After this phase, repotting once in 2 years is sufficient.
Propagation: The easiest way is to divide. In plants that are well cared for, these ferns can grow very fast and you can propagate more plants every year.
Speed of Growth: Very fast if well taken care of.
Height / Spread: A grown up plant can spread upto 2 - 3 ft wide and a height of upto 1.5 - 2 ft.
Flowers: No. These ferns never flower.
Tips: These ferns love water on their fronds. So put them under a shower regularly. A good bath has never hurt anyone, has it?