Josh's Frogs

Moss Mania! 15% off select live moss.

Limited time only! 25% off select spiders.

HomeAny CategoryPlantsPlants for PetsPellaea rotundifolia 'Button Fern'

Pellaea rotundifolia 'Button Fern'

Live Arrival Guarantee


5.0 out of 5 stars


Quantity Available: 61

About This Product

Species Name: Pellaea rotundifolia 

Common Name(s): Button Fern 

Defining Characteristics: 

  • Round, dark green button-shaped leaves
  • Smaller fern species
  • Drought tolerant fern with lower water requirements
  • Endemic to New Zealand

Recommended Pot Size: Small - Medium 

Josh’s Frogs offers a wide variety of supplies for all of your indoor gardening needs.

 Temperature Requirement (°F): Above 65°

Humidity: Moderate (30-70%) 

Watering Frequency: Moderate. Allow soil to dry out between waterings. 

Lighting: Partial Shade    

Soil Type: Well draining potting soil or a prepared soil mixture such as Josh's Frogs Potting Soil

Growth Rate: Moderate 

Height at Maturity: Up to 10 inches

Origin: New Zealand 

Regional Locality: Widespread in lowland to montane areas throughout the country in damp rocky areas, with light shade

USDA Hardiness Zone: 8-10

Suggested Vivarium/ Animal Terrarium Use: 

Care Notes: May wilt when exposed to oversaturated conditions. Allow soil to dry before watering. 

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.

The plant pictured is in a 2.5 inch pot.


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.

Other Customers Also Bought

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5 stars

Based on 1 review

Review data

5 star reviews


4 star reviews


3 star reviews


2 star reviews


1 star reviews




5.0 out of 5 stars


I got two of the button ferns for my chubby frogs tank and they're gorgeous!

Showing 1 to 1 of 1 results