Hart's Tonque Fern
Asplenium scolopendrium

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept very moist, while during winter it should be kept moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Green plant fertilizer (e.g. N14-P6-K8).
Mist requirements Mist every 3 days
Light preferences Prefers half-shady light conditions
Temperature preference Prefers tepid constant temperatures through the whole year (average under 20 °C).
pH range 6.5 - 8.5
Acidity preference is very sensitive to acidic conditions
Toxicity not poisonous


Climate humid temperate



Family Aspleniaceae
Other scientific names Phyllitis scolopendrium


Growth form fern - horsetail
Hardiness USDA 5 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -29°C)
Leaf color
  • green