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Lygodium japonicum

Japanese climbing fern

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Features

  • Height2m to 3m
  • Growth HabitClimbing
  • Leaf ColourMid green

Description

Lygodium japonicum (Japanese climbing fern). This is a deciduous species the fronds are bright green and divided into many long leaflets they are toothed and basally lobed. The spore-bearing leaflets are sharply distinct.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Fern

Origin

India, China, Japan

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilHumus-rich
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They require moist, humus-rich, peat soil which will grow in full sun or partial-shade.

Propagation

You can propagate by division in the spring or from spores in summer.

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