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Swordfern, Java fern

Microsorium pteropus

Water Plants

Divide in spring, or grow from spores also sown at this time, onto a very moist soil surface, gradually submerging plants as they mature. Slow-growing aquarium plant ideal for poor light; needs to be tied to some form of anchor at the base of the aquarium, rather than planting in soil. Avoid hard water; tolerant of acidic conditions

Bird's nest fern (Asplenium nidus)
Boston fern, sword fern (Nephrolepis exaltata bostoniensis)
Button fern (Pellaea rotundifolia)
Fern-leaf yarrow (Achillea filipendula)
Regal fern, royal fern (Osmunda regalis)
Stag horn fern, stag's horn fern (Platycerium bifurcatum)

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