Lemmaphyllum microphyllum

  • Light: This fern does best in moderate, indirect light, and may drop leaves if it doesn't get enough sunlight. To maximize growth, place it within 3 feet of a south-facing window.
  • Humidity: Lemmaphyllum microphyllum prefers medium to high humidity.
  • Temperature: This fern can tolerate warm to cool growing conditions, and is hardy in zones 9a (20°F) and 9b (25°F).
  • Water: The fern prefers medium to high moisture, and moist but not wet sphagnum moss can help with rooting.
  • Mounting: Lemmaphyllum microphyllum is epiphytic, so it does well when mounted with sphagnum moss. It can also grow as a ground sprawler.
  • Pruning: Because of its long rhizome, this fern is easy to prune.
  • Growth: Lemmaphyllum microphyllum is a slow-growing plant, so patience is important. 


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