Hemionitis arifolia - Heart Fern
This delicate fern is beloved by houseplant collectors for its perfectly heart-shaped leaves. Deep green and shiny, the 2-4" leaves grow on short fuzzy stems. The dwarf growth habit of the Heart Fern makes it a perfect choice for small spaces. What's more, since the it loves water, this fern is ideal for containers with or without drainage, and can happily be planted in an enclosed terrarium.
• Light: Medium to bright indirect light
• Water: Water when the top 1" of soil feels barely moist
• Considerations: Heart Ferns are great for terrariums, because they love to stay moist. Take care not to let the plant dry out!
What to Expect
You'll get a healthy Hemionitis arifolia that meets our rigorous quality standards in your choice of a 4" or 6" nursery pot – Case Study Planter sold separately. No two plants are alike, and yours will have its own unique shape, size and personality; expect this natural variation from the photos.
Our plants include detailed care instructions as well as our Houseplant Best Practices guide, with information on how to repot, seasonal care and more!
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Second time getting the heart leaf fern from here and it’s amazing as usual. The leaves are very large and the plant is well developed. Lots of baby leaves too. It’s one of my favorites and they’re so easy to take care of since the leaves will curl up when thirsty.
This little fern showed up comfortably packaged and ready for a drink. It is getting read to be place in a terrarium. Thank you!
So far, so good.