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.
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.