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Hemionitis arifolia - Heart Leaf Fern

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About This Product

Species Name: Hemionitis arifolia 

Common name(s): Heart leaf fern, Tongue fern

Defining Characteristics: 

  • Unique species of the Fern family; Pteridaceae; with heart-shaped fronds on dark stems
  • Small, compact fern great for smaller spaces
  • Can be grown as an epiphyte or in soil

Recommended Pot Size: Small 

Josh’s Frogs offers a wide variety of glass terrariums, container garden soils, drainage layers, and other supplies for all of your indoor gardening needs.

 

Temperature requirement: Between 65-80°

Humidity: Dry (0-30%)  Moderate (30-70%)  Humid (70-100%) 

Watering frequency:  Water regularly, drought tolerant but prefers consistently moist soil

Lighting:     Full Shade    Partial Shade     Full Sun 

Soil type: Well draining potting soil or a prepared soil mixture such as Josh's Frogs Potting Soil mix offered Here

Growth rate: Slow - Moderate 

Height: 6-8”

Origin: Southeast Asia, Southern India, Sri Lanka, the Philippines, and Southern China 

Regional locality: Moist areas with high humidity. Often found growing on rocks and crevices with partial shade

USDA Hardiness Zone: 10-12

Suggested Vivarium/ Animal Terrarium Use: 

 

Aquatic 

Temperate 

  • Frogs & Toads
  • Lizards & turtles
  • Aquatic Set-ups
  • Frogs & Toads ✔
  • Lizards & turtles ✔
  • Snakes ✔
  • Geckos ✔
  • Temperate Vivariums ✔

Tropical

Desert 

  • Frogs & Toads ✔
  • Lizards & turtles ✔
  • Snakes ✔
  • Geckos ✔
  • Tropical Vivariums ✔
  • Toads
  • Lizards and tortoises
  • Geckos
  • Desert Vivariums

Care Notes: Set in a tray of pebbles under the pot and fill with water to increase humidity around the plant if needed.

Shipping Notes: 

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" pot.

Shipping

This product ships to your doorstep. Most orders placed before 2pm ET on business days will ship out the same day.

Import/export restrictions on this product require that it can only be shipped to destinations within the United States.

Restrictions on this product that prohibit shipping to the following states: HI.

Live Arrival Guarantee

This product is covered under our Live Arrival Guarantee. If your insect/animal does not arrive in good health, we'll make it right, provided the following criteria are met:

  • If shipped Two Day, the temperature experienced during shipping must remain between -20 and 120 °F.
  • If shipped Next Day, the temperature experienced during shipping must remain between -40 and 120 °F.
  • If shipped Ground, the temperature experienced during shipping must remain between 20 and 85 °F.

You'll be notified during the checkout process if your purchase qualifies for our guarantee.

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Erin

5.0 out of 5 stars

Arrived in perfect condition

This fern received some extra care in shipping beyond the standard packaging with some plastic wrapped around it, I'm assuming because it likes the moisture and has also has a spindly structure. It arrived in perfect shape, and it's a really cute little plant.

August

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Beautiful plant

Incredibly unique plant, and very beautiful as well. Already had a little bit new growth a couple days after arrival

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