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Microsorum musifolium is an epiphyte and part of the Polypodiaceae family, it is a cultivar derived from a naturally-occurring whole-plant mutation. Fronds are light green, strap-shaped and are fairly waxy, it's the bulges in between primary and secondary veins that give fronds a reptilian look.


Pot: 12cm

Foliage: Approximately 25cm


Secrets to success


Temperature: Microsorum musifolium require temperatures 18-23°C.


Light: These plants grow best in bright indirect light with some shade.


Watering: During spring and summer, water so the potting mix is moist. Reduce watering in winter.


Air humidity: High humidity; this can be achieved by misting, using a humidifier and grouping plants together.


Fertiliser: Feed bi-weekly during the growing season.


Potting mix: Requires moist but porous and well-drained substrates, suitable potting mixes include sphagnum moss, pine bark, coco coir compost and coarse sand.


This plant is non-toxic.

Microsorum musifolium 'Crocodyllus' - Crocodile fern