Heart Fern (Parahemionitis cordata)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Parahemionitis cordata Accepted
Mickelopteris cordata Synonym

Also sold as:
Hemionitis arifolia

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
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 6 to 12 inches
Plant Spread: 12 to 18 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Bog gardening
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

Sunburn on the top leaf

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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
What Plant is This? by pat3cia Oct 6, 2018 2:41 PM 8
Fern ID by HamiltonSquare Jan 1, 2018 9:58 PM 15
Any Fern officianado's out there? by plantladylin Apr 9, 2017 6:25 PM 6
Confused about this one by plantladylin Apr 8, 2017 5:16 PM 3

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