Botanical name: Microsorum diversifolium
Kangaroo paw ferns have a variety of leaf forms but their length contributes to the common name. Kangaroos belong to the animal family Macropus, a reference to their big feet, and the fern that bears their name is characterized by up to 6-inch long (15 cm.) varietal leaves.
Bright indirect light, no direct sunlight.
Keep soil evenly moist, not wet.
This plant requires low maintenance. Fertilize once every 3 weeks with a good soluble plant food.
Safe for cats and dogs.
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