Fern // Rabbit's foot

Common name: Rabbit's foot

The furry rhizomes growing from the soil beneath the plant are what gives the Rabbit's foot its name. As they grow longer, they even start to resemble spider legs. Don't worry if you start to see yellowing or browning at the very edges of the leaves, this is normal! 

Ferns are among the oldest living plants on earth. There are an estimated 15000 varieties in existence and they don't produce fruits or seeds, instead reproducing by spores. Fern species live in a wide variety of habitats, from remote mountain elevations, to dry desert rock faces, to bodies of water or in open fields.

Light
Moderate to bright, diffused light. Keep them away from direct sun

Water
Ferns prefer humid conditions. Keep the top layer of soil moist, without overwatering. Mist the rhizomes, or feet, as frequently as possible. 

Care level
Ferns need some care

Pet-friendly
True ferns are mostly safe* for pets 


*If you suspect your pet may have ingested a potentially toxic substance, call the APCC at (888) 426-4435 or contact your local veterinarian as soon as possible.

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