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Nephrolepis obliterata 'Emerald Queen' - Australian Sword Fern

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About This Product

Species Name: Nephrolepis obliterata

Common name(s): Emerald Queen, Australian Sword Fern, Kimberley Queen 

Defining Characteristics: 

  • Bright green upright fronds that can reach 3ft in length
  • Compact species with dense foliage
  • Clean Air plant that is able to filter formaldehyde, xylene, and toluene from the air.

Recommended Pot Size: Medium - Large

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: Above 65°

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

Watering frequency:  Regular watering required. Do not allow the soil to dry out between waterings. 

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: Moderate - Fast 

Height: 24-36”

Origin: Northern Australia 

Regional locality: Grows along coastlines in moist soils 

USDA Hardiness Zone: 9-11

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: Tolerant to low humidity environments but will benefit from an occasional misting. Prefers bright, indirect sunlight. Not recommended for smaller terrariums due to its larger size. 

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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synestheticgeck

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Lovely Fern

Nice fern. Came completely intact and happy. Added it to my terrarium, where it suffered some shock and some of the fronds dried up, but it's growing new fronds FAST. A lovely addition.

Ghost

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Great fern for first timers!

This is an easy to take care of fern, looks nice too. although make sure to keep plants in check if overgrown.

Kendra

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Nice large fern.

Large ferns. Very Beautiful. Very green.

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