Overview: Needle Leaf Java Fern is commonly used by hobbyists as a mid-ground design. It looks similar to Narrow leaf Java fern with their height as their main difference. Needle Leaf Java Fern can only grow up to 15 cm whereas Narrow leaf Java fern can grow up to 35 cm. It is an ideal plant for beginners since it is very undemanding.
Size Portions: Needle Leaf Java Fern is priced per 2-3″ rhizome
Lighting conditions: Low to Moderate
Growth Length: 5 – 15 cm (height)
Difficulty or care: Easy
Placement in an aquascape: Mid-ground to background
PH: 6.0 – 7.5
Temperature: 68 – 90 F
Reproduction: Propagation is through rhizome division and replanting. Another method is by using side shoots to form a separate plant.
Growth Rate: Medium