A heart fern has heart-shaped leaves and thrives in shady, humid conditions.

Heart Fern Care: How to Care for Hemionitis arifolia

If you’re looking for a plant that’s both unique and easy to care for, the heart fern (Hemionitis arifolia) is a great option. Native to tropical regions of Asia and Africa, this fern is characterized by its heart-shaped leaves. While it can be grown outdoors in warm climates, it’s most often grown as a houseplant in temperate regions. With proper care, heart ferns can thrive for years.