Microsorum Pteropus (Needle Leaf Java Fern)
$11.99 inc. tax
|Height:||10 – 20+|
Note: Price is for a small bunch. Approx <10 – 15 leaves.
We usually chuck in more depending on stock availability
Needle Leaf Java Fern
Microsorum pteropus is an uncommon Java fern variant probably originating from Sarawak (Borneo). It has feathery lobed leaves with approx. 2-5 lobes on each side. The central and the lateral lobes are very narrow, much like those of “Needle Leaf”.
It should be grown on a root or stone, attached with fishing line until it has gained a hold. If it is planted in the bottom, do not cover the rhizome because it will rot. Easy to propagate by splitting the horizontal rhizome. A hardy plant which grows in all conditions. The black spots under the leaves are sporangia (reproductive organs), not signs of disease as many believe.
Not all plants are equal. We work really hard to make sure you get the best quality plants at the best prices. What you can expect to receive are as per photos. All our plants are harvested fresh, algae free and in great health. The conversion process to submerged form starts in our grow out tanks, this ensures that your success with our plants are maximized.
Submerged: A plant grown completely below the tank’s waterline.
Emersed: A plant with growth above the tank’s waterline (leaves/stems, flowers).