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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-19-2013, 10:12 PM Thread Starter
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Are there two types of Java Fern?

The java fern I bought from Petsmart only grow up to about 3 inches but, the java fern I got from Thailand grows over 5 inches... are there two different species of Java Fern?

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-19-2013, 11:30 PM
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Well I know theres the fern you get from stores, Windelov, and narrow leaf

Windelov. Funky little plant.

Im sure there are several others though that I cant list on the top of my head.
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-19-2013, 11:39 PM
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There's lots of different types of java fern, narrow, needle, crested, trident and miniature are all ones that I know of. There are probably more out there but these are ones that I am most familiar with.

I have mini java fern and it is awesome. The leaves only grow to a fraction of the size (length wise not width) of standard java fern.

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-19-2013, 11:40 PM
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there's alsp a low lying windelov That grows flush to whatever it's attached to Xd
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