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Crocodile Fern

Microsorium musifolium 'Crocydyllus'

Crocodile fern truly has proven to us that its an easy to care for low light plant. A favorite of our growers do to it's ability to thrive with very little fuss.

Growzone: 9-11

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Crocodile Fern Plants for Sale Online

The Crocodile Fern differs from many in appearance because of it's spear like shaped leaves with wavy edges and a unique pattern that resembles the scales of a crocodile rather than feather or palm like fronds. Although a native to tropical regions - the Crocodile Fern roots itself on trees has adapted very well to growing in temperate regions as a house plant.

  • Pet-Friendly.
  • An epiphytic fern, which means in the wild it typically grows on other things, like tree trunks or buildings.
  • The foliage has scales like the skin of a Crocodile.
  • Can do well in containers or affixed to planks.

*Decorative containers shown are for display purposes only. All plants are shipped in black plastic nursery containers unless otherwise specified.

About Your Crocodile Fern

Easy to Care for Crocodile Fern

The Crocodile Fern differs from many in appearance because of it's spear like shaped leaves with wavy edges and a unique pattern that resembles the scales of a crocodile rather than feather or palm like fronds typically seen in ferns. The Crocodile Fern does well indoors in Low-Light. 


Growing Zone: 9-11
Mature Height: 12 to 24 inches
Mature Width: 12 to 24 inches
Light Requirements: Low light to Bright Indirect
Water Requirements: Likes to stay moist
Selling Points: Pet Friiendly
This Plants Growzone: 9-11 Crocodile Fern Hardiness Zone

How to Care for Crocodile Fern

Crocodile Ferns grow best in medium to low indirect light. The Crocodile Fern plant gets its name from the fact that the leaves resembles a crocodiles scales. Crocodile ferns appearance can bring to mind a seaweed plant growing on dry land. Crocodile Fern is an epiphytic fern, which means in the wild it will grow on other living things, such as tree trunks.. When you buy it as a houseplant, it will be planted in a container, but it caneasily be attached to wooden planks and hung on a wall much like staghorn fern.


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