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Common Name: Blue Star Fern
Scientific Name: Phlebodium aureum
-Care Recommendations By The Dude-
Best for These Animals:
Bio Dude Substrates: TerraFlora, TerraFauna, TerraFirma
Soil Depth: All soil depths with proper drainage
Lighting: Low to Medium
Humidity & Misting: 40%-100% / Suggested
Mature Plant Size & Root System: This fast-growing fern has bluish-green fronds that as they mature will become more and more divided / With proper conditions this fern will form a rhizome or "foot" and creep along the growing surface.
Temperature Tolerance & Placement in the Terrarium: Too high temperatures/low humidity may cause leaves to brown / Front (low) groundcover, underplanting, or mounted (only in high humidity conditions)
Edible & Side Effects if Ingested: Non-Toxic if consumed though these are typically used for ornamental not edible purposes
Pot Size & Packaging: A Single 4" potted Blue Star Fern plant / Plant is Shipped bare-root wrapped in newspaper