Have you ever seen a Fern with such a spectacular pattern? Not surprising of course that the Microsorum Crocodyllus is nicknamed crocodile fern. The leaf pattern resembles the skin of a crocodile. A beautiful and exotic plant this Microsorum Crocodyllus!
Just like many other fern species, the Microsorum Crocodyllus ‘crocodile fern’ originates from Southeast Asia. About 50 different types of Microsorum are known, of which the Microsorum Crocodyllus is definitely one of the most striking and most popular species.
The Microsorum Crocodyllus is an easily maintained fern species. So are you not so familiar with ferns? Then the Crocodile Fern is an excellent plant to start with. Place the Microsorum Crocodyllus in a light spot in your room and water once a week. Preferably you do not allow the potting soil to dry out completely between waterings. You can occasionally spray the Microsorum Crocodyllus with a plant sprayer, or put the plant in a room with a high humidity. Do you forget to water the plant? In many cases the plant will forgive you for this.