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Wart Ferns

Microsorum spp.

Microsorum pustulatum 11 by Rudolph89 (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Partial Shade
Moderate care
Moderate watering


USDA zone


Minimum temperature

Expected size




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Wart Ferns Overview

Microsorum is a genus containing around 50 species from the Polypodiaceae family. They can be found through the range of temperate areas from West Africa to the Pacific Islands, including Australia and East Asia. Some species will grow at sea levels, while others are found at 1900m high in Tropical Africa. Microsorum is derived from the Greek word mikrós meaning small, and sorus referring to the small sori occurring in M. punctatum, the type species of the genus.

Common problems with Wart Ferns

Generally pest and disease free.

    How to harvest Wart Ferns

    Generally not harvested

    How to propagate Wart Ferns




    Special features of Wart Ferns

    Attractive leaves

    Indoor plant

    Pot plant

    Other uses of Wart Ferns

    Foliage interest