Lemmaphyllum microphyllum is a widespread species, occurring throughout China, Korea, India, Japan, the Philippines, and Asiatic Islands. It is a wonderful epiphytic fern, whose fronds only reach about .5 inch. Fertile fronds will reach about 2″ but are very narrow. It especially loves to grow on tree-fern, but cork also works well. It will grow in a pot so long as the substrate is well-drained. Like many small fern species, it is slow-growing (but not difficult).
This charming Hoya has mottled leaves that only grow to about half an inch. It can be grown as a house plant if your humidity is relatively high, and should be allowed to dry out between waterings. It likes good light, either in a south or east-facing window or under strong lights in a terrarium. It is a good candidate for planting up high in a terrarium where humidity is lower and it dries out a bit between mistings. It […]
This is likely the most widely available Dischidia, and also goes by the name “Million Hearts’. The leaves stay very small, about 1/3 -1/2 inch, cascading out of a basket to make a showy robust plant. The flowers are small and white and occur singly on the main stem. This species is from the Philippines and enjoys high humidity and good drainage. It can be grown in a basket or mounted epiphytically.