General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Fern
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
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)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 24 to 36 inches
Plant Spread: 24 to 36 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Pollution
Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic

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Common names
  • Boston Fern
  • Kimberley Queen Fern
  • Sword Fern

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