Brazil & Mexico
DescriptionNefrolepis hare, Norwoodii is a low fern variety. Leaves of this variety are double pinnate and fancifully curled. The plant's cut is not too tall, grows to about 15 cm tall, leaves are double feathery and curled, green. It is very thick. Single leaves may slightly flutter and twist.The spores are usually produced in spring or summer, but the young plants they grow do not take the characteristics of the mother plant
Moderate light; no direct sunlight. It's main enemy is water sitting on the leaves which will quickly melt it. Keep soil evenly moist, but not soggy. Never allow the soil to dry out. Nest fern requires minimum 50% relative humidity. Brown, shrivelled leaves are the result of dry air. Put this humidity-loving plant in a terrarium or mist the foliage every day with room-temperature water to give it the moist air it craves. They are best suited for Terrarium.
Combine half potting mix with half peat moss. Don't use potting mix that contains fertilizer (it can dissolve too fast and burn delicate fern roots).
Norwoodia 'is suitable for planting in the interior, to create green walls, to the containers.
Ferns in general love humidity. You can spray in the air above the fern and let the mist settle on leaves. Most ferns like an evenly moist soil with regular waterings. Water them daily but just enough to keep the soil moist and not wet. Allowing the soil to dry out between waterings stresses these plants.