Species: Davallia trichomanoides
Common name(s): Black Rabbitâs Foot Fern, Squirrel Foot Fern
Native to: Malaysia
Temperature preferences: Warm to cool growing
Water preferences: Medium to high moisture
Terrestrial or Epiphytic: Terrestrial or Epiphytic
General Information and Care: Davallia trichomanoides, also known as the Black Rabbitâs Foot Fern, is one of the more commonly used ferns in a terrarium. This is due to its ability to be grown both terrestrially and epiphytically. Additionally, the fuzzy brown to black rhizomes also draw many customers to this plant. When grown in a terrarium, this species will generally have fronds about 8â in length and 3-5â in width. As it grows, the rhizomes will slowly spread sprouting up new leaves as they go.
Glass Box Tropicals Plant Care Rating: 2
Shipped Size: Well rooted plant that has been grown in a 2.5â pot. Will be shipped bareroot.