Java Fern Black Forest (Leptochilus pteropus, synonym Microsorum pteropus), named after the Indonesian island of Java, can be found in Malaysia, Thailand, Northeast India, and parts of China. It's a plant with a lot of various geographic variants, all with different leaf sizes and shapes.
There are lots of different varieties of Microsorum species including but not limited to hardy leaf, soft leaf, narrow leaf, broad leaf, petite leaf, long leaf, wavy leaf, trident leaf, etc. Like any other Microsorum species, Java Fern Black Forest can be attached to driftwood, stone, rock, and other aquarium decorations.
Loose rhizome | approx. 6 leaf, loose, bare-root, small portion
Potted plants | approx. 8 leaf, potted plants with rockwool and net pot
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Scientific Name: Microsorum pteropus ‘Black Forest’ Common Names: Java Fern Black Forest CO2: Not Required Growth Rates: Slow Difficulty Level: Easy Nutrient Substrate: Not Required Lighting Requirements: Medium-High Can be grow emerged?: Yes Can be attached to driftwood, stone, rock, aquarium decoration?: Yes