Hart’s tongue fern

Hit list of Hart’s fern facts

Name – Phyllitis scolopendrium
Family Polypodiaceae
Type fern, perennial, indoor plant

Height
16 to 20 inches (40 to 50 cm)
Exposure part sun, shade
Soil ordinary

Foliage
evergreen
Flowering none

Planting Hart’s tongue fern

All year round for plants in containers, as long as it is neither freezing nor too hot.

Perfectly suited to indoor growing.

Pruning Hart’s tongue fern

They don’t need any pruning. Eliminate the leaves if they’ve withered.

Comments on Hart’s tongue fern

This small fern execrates sun and will always prefer shaded, often more damp areas.
Its growth is relatively slow, and it won’t grow any taller than 20 inches (50 cm).

As an indoor plant, water it regularly to ensure the soil doesn’t dry off.

Smart tip about Hart’s tongue fern

Indoors, if the leaves turn black, it’s usually because the air is too dry.
Dip the pot in a pail of water and place the plant in a cooler spot.