Oriental Chain Fern (Woodwardia orientalis)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Fern
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 1 to 3 feet
Plant Spread: 1 to 3 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Uses: Provides winter interest
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: spores

New fronds forming

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Posted by valleylynn (Dallas, OR - Zone 8b) on Dec 8, 2013 12:57 PM

Small plantlets piggyback on mature fronds. They will root when they come in contact with soil.

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