Java Fern is the most popular type of fern with aquatics hobbyists, and is widespread in tropical Asia. This species varies widely and displays a number of different leaf shapes and sizes. A completely undemanding specimen and a perfect plant for beginners, it grows best when the rhizomes are anchored to rocks or driftwood. Low to moderate light is completely sufficient, although it also grows well under strong lighting. Older leaves can sometimes produce plantlets that can easily be cut away and reattached at another point using a piece of thin fishing line.
Show us a picture of your Microsorum pteropus by posting it on Instagram with #MicrosorumDennerle and get reposted if you are lucky!
Robust rhizome plant
Light-requiring stem plant for the background
In a pot
Tender and colored stem plant
Well-growing runners for the background
Sign up below to stay up to date on the latest news from Dennerle Plants and to be the first to know when new content is released. Our subscribers have the chance to win loads of prizes we give out in our weekly giveaways!
© DENNERLE PLANTS GMBHCOPYRIGHT 2023