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Common Name: Lemon Button Fern
Scientific Name: Nephrolepis cordifolia 'Duffii'
-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: 45%-100% / Suggested
Mature Plant Size & Root System: This smaller-sized fern will max out at around 12" tall, and with very tiny lemon-lime colored leaflets on the slender fronds, this fern is great for miniature sized setups. / With proper conditions this fern will form a dense rhizome 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 Lemon Button Fern plant / Plant is Shipped bare-root wrapped in newspaper