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Species Name: Actiniopteris australis
Common Name: Eyelash Fern
Recommended Pot Size: Small
Josh’s Frogs offers a wide variety of container garden soils, drainage layers, and other supplies for all of your indoor gardening needs.
Temperature Requirement (°F): 65-80
Humidity: This unique fern can adapt to lower humidity around 40-60% but prefers to be around 70% or more
Watering Frequency: Slightly more difficult watering needs. It requires fairly consistently wet soil but not over-saturated, as this can cause root rot very easily with this plant.
Lighting: Partial shade
Soil Type: This fern needs a loose substrate that contains peat moss or sphagnum for moisture retention, and perlite or sand for good drainage.
Growth Rate: Very slow
Height at Maturity: Maxes out at 6 inches tall
Origin: Endemic to Réunion, Mauritius but found in tropical regions such as Madagascar, India, Nepal, Arabia, Burma, Sri Lanka, Australia, and Iran.
Regional Locality: Found throughout the forest growing in between rocks and porous crevices
USDA Hardiness Zone: 10
Suggested Vivarium/ Animal Terrarium Use:
Care Notes: This plant can be temperamental but placed in a vivarium or terrarium with consistency, it will thrive.
* This plant is toxic to dogs and cats and is best to be avoided around them. *
Shipping Notes: Generous LIVE ARRIVAL GUARANTEE offered.
As a good practice, Josh's Frogs recommends washing all plants thoroughly, removing as much soil as possible with dechlorinated water before placing them in their final home.
Live plants may vary in color, size, and appearance.
ALL PLANTS ARE SHIPPED IN POTS WITH SOIL OR OTHER MEDIA UNLESS IT IS DEEMED NECESSARY TO SHIP BARE ROOT
The plant pictured is in a 2.5 inch pot.
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Restrictions on this product that prohibit shipping to the following states: HI.
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