Non-toxic to humans and animals. Water / Humidity: Keeping the soil consistently moist is key; allow the top few centimeters of soil to dry, and then water thoroughly. This is a humidity-loving plant, so placing by a humidifier or frequent misting (3-4x weekly), is ideal.
Besides Crocodile Fern, Microsorum musifolium is also known as Crocodyllus Fern and Alligator Fern. The plant gets its name due to its unusual appearance. The fronds, or leaves, of a Crocodile fern, strongly resemble the back of a crocodile. Due to its shallow root structure, this plant does not need to be buried deep. In fact, it doesn’t have to be buried at all. As mentioned before, these ferns can naturally attach themselves to trees and other unusual locations. Rather than depending on the soil to nourish itself, it makes use of its surroundings. This plant is considered a rather hardy plant that will not require an extensive or complicated care regimen.