General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Fern
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Full Shade
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10a
Plant Height: 1-2 feet
Plant Spread: 1-3 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Underground structures: Rhizome
Resistances: Rabbit Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Division

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Common names
  • East Indian Holly Fern
  • Indian Holly Fern
  • Simplicior Holly Fern
  • Shield Fern

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Date: 2024-07-15
Location: Mercer Botanical Garden  Houston, Tx
Date: 2014-05-19
Location: Fairfax, VA | August, 2023
Date: 2023-07-29

This fern is a slow grower for me.
Location: Osaka Prefectural Flower Garden, Osaka, Japan.
Date: June 21, 2009
Photo by KENPEI
Location: McKee Botanical Garden, Vero Beach, Florida
Date: 2016-11-06
Location: McKee Botanical Garden, Vero Beach, Florida
Date: 2016-11-06

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