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What is this on java fern?

Never had java fern before, what black stuff on it? It wont come off is hard, almost looks burnt

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-18-2012, 09:09 PM
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Those spores will soon become baby java ferns


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Better not cut them off then
Thanks for info.
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Some terrestrial ferns do that as well.

The leaf will get lots of brown spots, and eventually little ferns will start growing off the leaf.

I really like Java Fern, but it's not considered pretty by a lot of people, especially up close.
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