- Hemionitis arifolia "Heart leaf fern"
Hemionitis arifolia "Heart leaf fern"
Caring for your new leafy green friends
Please don’t put me on or close to a radiator, the heat will dry me out.
Take me out of any ceramic pots when watering to stop my roots rotting.
I need light to survive. Please give me light!
I don’t like draughts! Keep me away from any cold spots in the house.
Hemionitis arifolia is commonly known as the ‘heart leaf fern’ due to its characteristic heart-shaped leaves that are instantly distinguishable amongst other foliage. Its small size makes it well suited to small spaces.
Pot: 12cm pot
Height: 20cm tall
How do you take care of a Heart fern?
Care for a Heart fern by keeping it warm and moist with good indirect light. The plant should remain in temperatures above 10°C at all times, ideally between 15°C and 21°C. Its soil should be consistently moist, don’t let it dry out. Whilst watering should be done regularly, the plant’s soil should not become soggy, that could lead to waterlogging and root rot. Mist this plant’s fronds regularly.
Why are my Heart leaf fern leaves turning yellow?
The leaves of a Heart leaf fern may turn yellow or dry out if they are not given sufficient humidity, or are exposed to bright light. Similarly, you may notice the plant withering as a result of being kept at too low temperature or if its soil is not being kept consistently moist. Ensure that the plant is kept in humid conditions and away from direct light in order to maintain its health.
Is the Heart leaf fern poisonous for cats?
The Heart leaf fern is not poisonous to pets or people, making it a safe and suitable addition to a home with pets or children.
Delivery & Returns
Please be aware that your plant may vary from the picture as this is a living item. Variations of shape and colour are perfectly natural and to be expected. We will send you a plant as close to the picture and description as possible. The picture shown is an example of what's in stock unless stated otherwise.
Our plants are sent with a detailed care guide to help you look after them. You must provide the adequate conditions to keep them alive.
Shipping & Delivery
We can only ship within the UK. Orders from abroad cannot be fulfilled and will be cancelled & refunded.
We pack and ship all orders on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays to prevent plants waiting in transit over the weekend.
We do send all our plants via next day delivery, however couriers can sometimes take longer.
We guarantee our plants 14 day from receipt. We guarantee to send happy and healthy plants, however, it is your responsibility to care for them and we cannot be held responsible for neglect or mis care. Please send us a picture within 24 hours of receiving your plant and we'll help you out with your issue.
If returning your order, please keep all original packaging and use this to send the plant back to us. This will ensure the plant is kept as safe as possible on its return.
To allow the plant to acclimatise in its new home, there should be no repotting of the plant for a minimum of 14 days after receipt. If any plant has been repotted or a cutting has been taken then we are not able to accept returns.
We are happy to replace your plant if it is very badly damaged in transport. The loss of a leaf in transport on a healthy plant should not generally be cause for any concern. We cannot give a refund for snapped leaves.