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.