Rabbit's Foot Fern (Davallia solida var. fejeensis)

Common names:
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Give a thumbs up Fijian Hares' Foot Fern

Botanical names:
Davallia solida var. fejeensis Accepted
Davallia fejeensis Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Fern
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10b +1.7 °C (35 °F) to +4.4 °C (40 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 12
Leaves: Evergreen
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Resistances: Tolerates dry shade
Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Other: Rhizome cuttings; take rhizome tip cuttings of 2 to 3 inches with one or two fronds still attached. Place cuttings atop potting medium and pin down with small wire loop. Moisten the potting medium and place in a location with bright light.
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable for hanging baskets
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic


Posted by terrafirma (Jacksonville, Fl. - Zone 9a) on Nov 20, 2013 10:13 AM

These ferns are epiphytes in nature, with thick furry rhizomes that will creep over the soil, making a very delicate ground cover in the South. Also excellent in hanging baskets, using a loose mix of coarse bark, or a mossy mix. Native to Fiji.

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