Java Fern (Microsorum pteropus) (potted)
Java Fern, Microsorum pteropus, is a versatile plant for the aquatic garden. The dark green leaf adds a dark contrast compared to the lighter green of most plants. Java Fern's ability to thrive in relatively diverse conditions adds to its reputation as a hardy specimen. Like most Ferns, growth is rather slow but longevity makes up for this. Java Ferns reproduce by forming plantlets and the enlargement of the rhizome "root." The rhizome strip should be tied down to a rock or driftwood. Over time the rhizome will become attached to this substrate. The black or dark brown spots on the bottom of the leaves are sporangia, the normal spore-producing structures of the plant.
*Please note that the small rock attached to the plant as shown in the image is "Not Included" with the order.
- Lighting requirement: Moderate to medium light
- Growth rate: slow
- Hardiness: easy
- Size: 1 pot
Attention! Please read the following important notes before ordering any live plants:
For all customers outside of California, please do not order plants via UPS Ground shipping or USPS first class mail, there is a very high chance they will not make it alive. No live arrival guarantee for USPS first class, UPS ground, and FedEx ground. USPS priority mail is guaranteed with a 50% refund/credit. Although USPS priority mail is the most popular and ships fine in most cases, occasionally it could get mishandled or delayed, so please order at your own risk.
*Please refer to the link here for more details of our Live plants guarantee policy before you make the purchase.
Due to the fact that live plants are highly perishable, we strongly recommend the purchase of a thermal bag and cold pack set ($5 each) with each plant order value under $50 (not including shipping).
We will include the thermal bag and cold pack set for FREE if each plant order exceeds $50 (not including shipping).
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