Artificial Boston fern

£24.50incl VAT

The quintessential houseplant. 🏠

  • Unique
  • Indoor
  • No hassle

One of our best-sellers, the artificial Boston fern is a versatile addition that will instantly brighten any space. Popular since the Victorian-era, this charming houseplant adds immediate homeliness, whether placed in a hanging or tabletop position or grouped with other plants.

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Delivery information

  • Free delivery on orders over £80
  • Delivery takes 2-3 days
  • Next day delivery from £12.50

Our standard delivery service costs £5 (free when you spend £80) and takes between 2-3 working days. Upgraded delivery services may be available based on your location.

Some locations may cost extra and take a little longer. For more information visit our delivery page here.


If the product isn’t suitable or you simply don’t like it, you can return it to us for a full refund.

  • 60 days to return the item to us
  • You will need to cover the cost of returning the item
  • Use a courier comparison website to get the best price

For further information or to submit a return request, visit our returns page here.

In the unlikely event that the item arrives damaged, please get in touch with our customer service team.

Fast delivery

Order by 12:30pm, choose 'fast delivery' and we'll dispatch your order today (weekdays only). Delivery is normally on the next working day. Read more

60 days to return

Not a fan? We offer a 60-day returns window. No fuss, no quibbles. Read more

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Reviews & questions

Everything you need to know

Ferns have been popular houseplants for over a hundred years – with good reason! Nothing says ‘home’ quite like the Boston fern’s bright apple green, sword-like fronds cascading over a classic pot.

Whether it is a welcoming addition to a windowsill, a side-table statement-piece or part of a group arrangement, the Boston Fern will immediately lift and brighten any space.

Real Boston ferns are notoriously susceptible to mites and need very specific soil and sunlight conditions to grow. However, our faux Boston fern has 40 beautiful individually-crafted silk fronds, looks completely lifelike even up-close and needs nothing but an occasional flick of a duster. Best of all, it can be placed anywhere in your home for instant uplifting greenery. 🌿

Boston fern plant size comaparison

The best way to really rock-your-fronds (said noone ever) is to separate the foliage and bend the leaves, just like you would with an artificial Christmas tree for example. It’s super-simple and we’ve created a super-short video guide here.

Your Boston Fern will arrive in a black starter pot but to make it look its best – and for added stability – we would recommend repotting.

You may already have the perfect pot for it but if you don’t we have a carefully selected line of plastic planters available to match any taste and space. Simply repot as you would a real plant and for that no-one-will-ever-know-it’s-fake finishing touch, top off with a little soil, sand and/or decorative stones.

Real Boston ferns can be notoriously difficult to maintain, needing humidity and shade and being susceptible to mites. With our artificial Boston Fern, all you have to do is give it the occasional dust to ensure its long, bright fronds stay looking their best – and it will be your BFFF (best fern friend forever).

Your fern’s stunning fronds are intricately designed using different beautiful tones of green that perfectly replicate the varying shades of a natural fern - so no one will ever believe it’s Blooming Artificial.

If the boston fern isn’t the one for you, we have a wide range of alternative small desktop plants here.

Did you know?

The Boston fern originated in a shipment of 200 plants received by Massachusetts florist F. C. Becker.