Saw-Tooth Kelp Fern (Microsorum punctatum 'Serratum')

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Plant Habit: Fern
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 8 to 12 inches
Plant Spread: 8 to 12 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Terrariums
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Location: Lincoln Park Conservatory, Chicago ILDate: 2016-05-21
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