Species: Bolbitis heteroclita
Native to: Southeast Asia
Temperature preferences: Warm growing
Water preferences: High moisture
Terrestrial or Epiphytic: Epiphytic
General Information and Care: Bolbitis heteroclita is a fern that was first widely accepted by the aquarium hobby and has transitioned into terrarium use as well. This species to have higher humidity with minimal or no airflow. The texture of the leaves on this species is what really sets it apart from many others. The leaves when first emerging are a very vibrant green and as they mature they darken to a gorgeous deep green. This is another species that tends to form a large mass of leaves and spreads slowly versus some of the other species that tend to want to wander more.
Glass Box Tropicals Plant Care Rating: 6
Shipped Size: 6-9 leaf rhizome cutting.