Actiniopteris australis is a tender fern that requires warm temperatures to flourish. This pretty little fern can be found growing in the wild, in a wide range of countries and locations, including: Madagascar, Australia, Africa, and Asia.
Producing very pretty, palm like fronds on a diminutive scale, Actiniopteris australis is a charming fern to add to your collection.
Actiniopteris australis is a miniature fern, that grows to just 15cm (6 inches) tall. This is not a rampant, spreading fern, it’s a genuinely petite fern that remains contained and compact. Actiniopteris australis is a terrestrial fern, that grows in the soil. Actiniopteris australis thrives in warm temperatures, from 18C (65F) to 28C (82F). My Actiniopteris australis ferns are growing in a semi shaded to fully shaded location, these ferns receive a low level of indirect, natural sunlight.
For a great many years, Actiniopteris australis has been used as an important medicinal plant. This fern is used to treat a wide range of medical complaints.