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Plant Habit: Fern
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 12 +10 °C (50 °F) to +15.6 °C (60 °F)
Plant Height: 1 to 2 feet
Plant Spread: 1 to 3 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Clatherate scales on the fronds give the appearance of Crocodile skin. The dark pigmented veins become more conspicuous as the plant ages.
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Terrariums
Uses: Provides winter interest
Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Common names
  • Crocodile Fern

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