False Bracken (Calochlaena dubia)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Fern
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 2 to 4 feet
Plant Spread: Spreads, forming dense colonies.
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Lacy, dark to yellowish-green
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Erosion control
Groundcover
Resistances: Pollution
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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