Southern Wood Fern (Thelypteris kunthii)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Fern
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 28 to 40 inches
Plant Spread: 3-4 feet
Leaves: Semi-evergreen
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening

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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Fern recommendations by ricelg Jul 22, 2017 2:44 PM 14
Southern Wood Fern (Thelypteris kunthii) by Seedfork Apr 11, 2015 7:06 AM 2
Southern Wood Fern? by Seedfork Jun 17, 2014 9:53 AM 7
unknown fern by jmorth Jun 1, 2014 11:07 AM 9

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