PlantsNephrolepis→Giant Sword Fern (Nephrolepis biserrata)

Botanical names:
Nephrolepis biserrata Accepted
Nephrolepis laurifolia Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Fern
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: To 4 1/2 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Needs excellent drainage in pots

On my front porch in Central TX until Texas Ice/Snowpocalypse of

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Fern problem by SarahBrands Apr 10, 2021 6:19 AM 4
I guess I am about to become one of you by drdawg Apr 30, 2019 7:57 AM 1,198
Late Summer Blooms by ShadyGreenThumb Sep 23, 2016 3:38 PM 104
Macho Fern by IbisFla Sep 4, 2021 8:24 PM 8

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