Plant compositions: Actiniopteris australis – Eyelash Fern, moss, gravel, soil.
The eyelash fern capsule belongs to the collection Gardens, in which inside the garden we will find the miniature garden – tiny plants with very decorative foliage. The centerpiece of that composition, Actiniopteris australis, is called Eyelash Fern.
Eyelash Fern is a small perennial fern plant from the Pteridaceae family. This plant is primely found in Réunion, Mauritius, although it is widely distributed also in other tropical regions, like Africa, Madagascar, India, Arabia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Burma, Iran, and Australia.
A small, tropical fern with dainty, palm-like fronds… and who doesn’t love palm trees? Eyelash fern is a mini version of palm trees with delicate fronds. This tiny plant has dark-green foliage that sometimes exhibits a lime-green shade. The leaves seem like a bundle of eyelashes radiating from a central base. To keep resemble the eyelashes, the fronds are smooth and shiny in texture. This stunning foliage is held by herbaceous stems that are soft and slender. All the stems grow straight and arch outwards.
Eyelash fern enjoys bright, filtered light, avoid locations where it is placed in direct, strong sunlight as this may damage the leaves. It does love high humidity and warms so it definitely a terrarium lover. Just avoid overwatering it, as soggy soil is not its favorite thing.
This eyelash fern capsule is hand-made in Berlin, inside of recycled eco-glass which has a slightly greenish tint and tiny air bubbles within its structure. The terrarium is closed with a cork lid.
Each capsule has its own name.
H: 26,5 cm , Diameter: 19 cm
Each capsule is unique and may differ from the photos shown, nevertheless the available at the moment have the same cappuccino-white stripes.
Terrarium/flaschengarten short care tips:
Water 1 to 2 times a year on average depending on the moisture level of the moss.
Keep out of direct sunlight, but keep in mind that eyelash fern likes a bright spots
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ONLY AVAILABLE FOR COLLECTION IN STORE OR SHIP INSIDE BERLIN (A or B) ZONE