Aquarium Plant Index: How To Grow Microsorum Pteropus “Java Fern”


Microsorum pteropus “Java Fern”

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  • Scientific Name: Microsorum pteropus
  • Common Name: Java Fern
  • Approximate Size: 10 inches in height.
  • pH Range: 5 – 9+
  • Temperature Range: 60 – 84
  • Lighting: Does well in low or bright light
  • How to keep: Does well attached to rocks, driftwood, left floating, or planted in the substrate(no sand). 
  • How to propagate: Grows well from cuttings, or the leaves will develop black spots which grow new plants.
  • Prohibited in the US: No.

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