Heart Fern, Hemionitis Arifolia, Baby Plant


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The Heart Leaf Fern, also referred to by the scientific name Hemionitis arifolia, had many aliases, among them the Tongue Fern. This botanical wonder, with its distinctive heart-shaped fronds arranged in a graceful rosette formation, was a marvel to behold. Its velvety texture and intricate veins set it apart from the other flora on the forest floor. Despite its unassuming appearance, this fern had a vital role to play in the ecosystem, from its spore beginnings to its place in the delicate web of life in the forest.

The fronds of the Heart Leaf Fern, which are a deep shade of green, are shaped like either a heart or a tongue, depending on one's perspective. These distinctive leaves, with their texture and elegant curvature, add a touch of natural beauty to any environment in which they grow.

To ensure the health and vitality of the Heart Leaf Fern, there are two primary factors to consider: moisture and lighting. This fern thrives in an environment that is consistently moist and well-lit, but not necessarily in direct sunlight. With these conditions in place, the Heart Leaf Fern should flourish and even grow large enough to propagate, creating new plants to enjoy for years to come.

How to Care Heart Fern, Hemionitis Arifolia:

Light: Heart Leaf Fern can tolerate some shade, but it thrives best in bright, indirect light. While it does not require direct sunlight, it benefits from a well-lit environment to promote healthy growth and vibrant foliage.

Temperature: Average household temperatures makes Heart Fern happy.

Water: To ensure the health of your Heart Fern, it is important to keep its soil consistently moist and prevent its roots from becoming dry.

Toxic to pets and children: No. Safe


Air purifying: Yes


Nursery pot 7cm | Decorative pot not included


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