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Actiniopteris australis - Eyelash Fern

4" Nursery Pot

Introducing the enchanting Eyelash Fern, a captivating addition to any indoor oasis. With delicate fronds that resemble fluttering lashes, this fern adds a touch of whimsy and elegance to your space. Known for its resilience and low maintenance needs, the Eyelash Fern thrives in moderate to bright indirect light, making it perfect for offices or living rooms. Bring the beauty of nature indoors with the Eyelash Fern, a true delight for plant enthusiasts of all levels.

Ed's Plant Profile

  • Botanical Name: Actiniopteris australis
  • Common Name(s): Eyelash fern, 
  • Family: Asparagacea
  • Native Range: Mauritius

Ed's Care Guide

  • Care Level: Easy
  • Light: Partial sun, bright area
  • Water: Keep soil moist, best in terrariums
  • Humidity: High
  • Temperature: 70-85F
  • Pruning: Prune as needed to remove brown or dead leaves.
  • Feeding: Fertilize using a general-purpose houseplant fertilizer monthly during spring and summer
  • Propagation: Division when repotting
  • Growth: Creeping, clumping
  • Common PestsLook out for aphids, fungus gnats
  • Toxicity: Keep away from pets and small children

Eyelash ferns, with their delicate and feathery foliage, add a touch of grace and charm to terrariums. Their compact size and ability to thrive in high humidity make them ideal candidates for enclosed environments. With their low maintenance requirements and ability to thrive in indirect light, eyelash ferns bring a touch of natural beauty to any terrarium setup.