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Fern 'Crocodile'

Fern 'Crocodile'

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The Fern 'Crocodile' is an intriguing and visually unique houseplant, recognized for its textured, elongated fronds that resemble the rugged skin of a crocodile. This plant showcases an upright and spreading growth habit, with fronds extending gracefully from the central stem. At full growth, the 'Crocodile' Fern reaches a height of approximately 2-3 feet.

    Botanical & Common Names

    Botanical: Microsorum musifolium

    Common: Crocodile Fern, Alligator Fern, Crocodyllus Fern

    Necessary Care Tips

    • Light: Bright Indirect
    • Ideal Temperature: 65-75°F
    • Humidity: High
    • Water: When the top inch of soil is dry
    • Fertilize: Once a month during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer diluted to half strength
    • Preferred Soil: Well-Draining Potting Mix

    Advanced Care Tips

    • Prefers bright, indirect light but can tolerate lower light conditions.
    • Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged.

    Plant Insights

    • Member of the Polypodiaceae family, which is a large family of ferns that includes over 1,650 species.
    • Ferns are native to various regions worldwide, including tropical, subtropical, and temperate zones.
    • Ferns are one of the oldest groups of plants, dating back to prehistoric times.
    • Some species of ferns can grow quite large, making them a dramatic focal point in a room or garden.
    • Pet Safe / Nontoxic
    • High Maintenance
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