Fern Kangaroo (Microsorum Diversifolium)

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Growing Zone: 9-11
Growing Zone: 9-11 Outdoors

Plant Specifications

Plant Name Fern Kangaroo (Microsorum Diversifolium)
Mature Height Up to 2 feet
Mature Width 1-2 feet
Spacing Space plants 1-2 feet apart
Sunlight Prefers indirect light (Partial Sun/Shade)
Temperature Tolerance Thrives in temperatures between 60°F to 75°F (15°C to 24°C)
Watering Needs Moderate watering needs, keep soil consistently moist
Growth Rate Moderate
Difficulty Level Easy to moderate care required
Grows Well Indoors Suitable for indoor growing with filtered sunlight
Flowering Time Does not typically produce flowers
Origin Native to the rainforests of Australia

Fern Kangaroo: A Charming Green Companion for Your Garden

Fern Kangaroo, scientifically known as Microsorum diversifolium, is a delightful fern species that can enhance the beauty of your garden. With its unique fronds and lush greenery, this fern is a popular choice for various landscaping styles. Here's everything you need to know about growing and caring for Fern Kangaroo.

How to Grow

Fern Kangaroo thrives in moderate, shaded environments and prefers well-draining soil. This fern can reach a height of about 2 feet and is well-suited for both garden beds and containers. Ensure it receives indirect light, and maintain soil moisture without overwatering. Periodic fertilization promotes healthy growth.

Care Tips

Ensure the well-being of your Fern Kangaroo by regularly removing any yellow or damaged fronds. This encourages the fern to channel its energy into new growth. Shield it from harsh sunlight and extreme weather conditions, as these can adversely affect its delicate fronds. Keep an eye out for pests and diseases, addressing them promptly to protect your fern.


Fern Kangaroo is an ideal choice for garden beds, containers, or hanging baskets, bringing a touch of natural charm to various settings. Its adaptability makes it suitable for both indoor and outdoor spaces. While not typically grown for consumption, this fern is valued for its ornamental appeal.

Planting Tips

When planting Fern Kangaroo, select a location with filtered sunlight and well-draining soil. Dig a hole slightly larger than the root ball, backfill with soil, and tamp down firmly. Water the fern thoroughly after planting and maintain regular watering to keep the soil consistently moist.


To ensure Fern Kangaroo remains a captivating addition to your garden, regularly prune any yellow or damaged fronds. Fertilize the fern periodically to support its growth. Protect it from harsh sunlight and extreme weather conditions to preserve the beauty of its delicate fronds.



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