Dennerle Microsorum pteropus 'Trident' in Pot
Microsorum pteropus or Java fern is from Asia. Microsorum pteropus ‘Trident’ is a narrow-leaved, smaller form of Microsorum, which like other Microsorum is an easy and safe plant. ’Trident’ is both suitable for beginners, as well as the experienced scaper, and fits both smaller and larger aquariums.
The name ’Trident’ tells that the plant leafs are tripartite, while the leaves can vary from whole to multipartite. Suitable for planting on stones or tree roots. When planted on the bottom layer, avoid covering the horizontal stalk. New, small plants are often created on the leaf tips, and can carefully be pulled off and planted.
|Synonyms||Microsorum pteropus 'Fingers'|
|Complete botanical name||Microsórum ptéropus (Blume) Copeland|
|Usage||Epiphyte (growing on hardscape), Midground|
|pH value||5 - 7|
|Temperature tolerance||4 - 30°C|
|Carbonate hardness||0 - 10°dKH|
|General hardness||0 - 30°dGH|
|Propagation||Proliferating leaves, Proliferating roots, Rhizomteilung, Splitting, cutting off daughter plants|
|Can grow emersed?||yes|